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Evolution of efflux pumps could yield important insights in fighting antibiotic resistance - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
"Antibiotic resistance is all about evolution; it's about proteins evolving functions to allow the bacteria to survive and to ensure bacterial evolutionary success," said Joanna Slusky, KU assistant professor of molecular biosciences and computational ...

Princeton researchers discover the 'optimism' of E. coli bacteria - Princeton University


Princeton University
“Surprisingly, the current study radically changes this perspective,” said Ned Wingreen, the Howard A. Prior Professor in the Life Sciences and a professor of molecular biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics (LSI) who was also ...

What you should know about Vibrio bacteria - WGNO


WGNO
“These are interesting organisms and range in scale from massive global epidemics — cholera — to infrequent but lethal infections — Vibrio vulnificus,” said Rita Colwell, a professor in the University of Maryland's Department of Cell Biology ...

Dept. of Ecology looks to tighten water quality inspections - KGMI


KGMI
OLYMPIA, Wash. — The state Department of Ecology is proposing an update in water quality standards to test for E. coli rather than fecal coliform bacteria. The agency says there are more precise methods than the ones the state currently uses to test ...

Glowing bacteria on deep-sea fish shed light on evolution, 'third type' of symbiosis - Science Daily


Science Daily
"What's particularly interesting about this specific example is that we see evidence that this evolution is still underway, even though the fish themselves evolved about 100 million years ago," said Tory Hendry, assistant professor of microbiology at ...

Health of pregnant mom's gut can indicate risk of autism: UVa study links microbiome to child's neurodevelopment - The Daily Progress


The Daily Progress
... has been implicated in autism before, and it's known that certain bacteria that live in the microbiome can push the immune system towards creating more of this cytokine,” said Catherine Lammert, a doctoral student in the Brain Immunology Glia ...
Medical Xpress

Nitric oxide tells roundworms to avoid bad bacteria - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
In many organisms, it regulates important physiological events such as dilating blood vessels or signalling between neurons," explains co-first author Yingsong Hao, Research Scientist in the Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General ...

Bacteria

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Examines bacteria that have the potential to adapt to extreme conditions.

Microbiology Webbed Out
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Online textbook by Timothy Paustian. Topics include classification, the structure of procaryotes, bacteria growth and nutrition, metabolism, host parasites, control ...

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Symbiotic interactions between bacteria and animals are described with pictures and links to home pages of researchers and to publications

Bacteria: Basic Facts
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Provides an explanation of what bacteria are, the meaning of the terms gram positive and negative, and other information, with ...

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Musings on the world of microbiology, with a focus on actinomycetes, a group of bacteria, and the biosynthesis of natural ...

Microbial ID
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A microbiology service laboratory which uses the MIDI Sherlock Microbial Identification System to identify aerobic bacteria, anaerobic bacteria and yeast ...

Extreme Life Thrives Where the Livin' Ain't Easy - Wired.com
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Photo gallery highlighting a few particularly tough species of bacteria and archaea, a lesser-appreciated but vast branch of the the ...

Genetic Recombination in Bacteria
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Essay describing the three mechanisms that bacteria have to accomplish genetic recombination.

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Offers background and current research information about Bacteroides fragilis and other closely related bacteria.

Bacterial Motility
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Information on how bacteria move, with several videos from the Microbiology Video Library.

CFBP
France

The French collection of plant pathogenic bacteria is an international reference for their genetic resources. The catalogue of the collection ...

Regnum Prokaryotae
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bacteria dedicated site. Contains microscopy images, movies about bacteriology techniques, articles,culture media recipes & ABIS 6 online - bacteria identification ...

The Taxonomic Outline of Bacteria and Archaea
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TOBA is a comprehensive taxonomy of the type strains of bacteria and archaea, based on the 16S rRNA gene phylogeny.

Microbial Discovery Group (MDG)
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Company specialising in cultivating bacteria offers novel strain isolation, new product innovation, culture scale up, large scale manufacturing, technical and ...

Bacterial Photosynthesis
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Information on autotrophic bacteria that use only inorganic nutrients, and heterotrophic bacteria that require an organic source of carbon, with ...

Life Underground
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Examining how the resent discovery of bacteria living on nothing but rock and water deep within the Earth's crust as ...

Mobile Group II Introns
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Phylogenetic tree, secondary and ORF structure to identify and catalog group II introns in bacteria and other organisms, maintained by ...

Online Textbook of Bacteriology: Shigella
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General information about the bacterium including infection, transmission, immunity and vaccines, incidences, pathogenesis, and Shiga toxin produced by the bacterium.

Neogen Corporation
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Neogen's test kits include those for: foodborne bacteria including E. coli O157:H7; naturally-occurring toxins; sulfites and histamine; food allergens; pesticide ...

Environmental Microbiology Laboratory
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Offers indoor testing for contaminants in air and surface samples. Specialization includes the identification and analysis of mold, fungi, bacteria, ...

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