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Scientists unearth secrets of Sir Alexander Fleming's medical breakthroughs - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
Both penicillin and lysozyme work on bacteria cell walls. Penicillin weakens the cell walls of dividing bacteria, so that they burst and die due to osmotic pressure. Lysozyme is a small enzyme that attacks the same protective cell wall of a bacterium ...

Moulds produce plant growth hormone - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
The structural prediction of the enzymes involved led the researchers to suspect that Neurospora crassa is able to produce auxins. Credit: Prof. Frank Kempken/ Puspendu Sardar. Plants, bacteria and various fungi produce a specific group of hormones ...

Re-introducing an 'old' antibiotic may help fight multi-drug resistant bacteria - Science Daily


Science Daily
In most European countries, the oral formulation is only approved as a 3 gram single dose for the treatment of uncomplicated cystitis; however the Pharmacology Research & Perspectives study found that a dosing regimen of 6-12 grams per day divided in 3 ...

An Overview of Bacteria.

Sunnyvale - United States

Article by Matt Emery provides an introduction to these microbes with several images of stained cultures.

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    An overview of bacteria.
    For the microscopy hobbyist.

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Topics include morphology, systematics, life history and ecology, and the fossil record.

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Musings on the world of microbiology, with a focus on actinomycetes, a group of bacteria, and the biosynthesis of natural products of pharmaceutical interest such as antibiotics and antitumor drugs.

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Essay describing the three mechanisms that bacteria have to accomplish genetic recombination.

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Discussion of the taxonomy of these plants, including justification for the split of the traditional genus Aster into many different genera.

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Describes mycoplasma infection and its relationship to Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome.