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George Oster, pioneer in applying mathematics to biology, dies at 77 - UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley
He will be remembered for the fountain of ideas gushing out of him in the Brewed Awakening café on Euclid Avenue at the edge of UC Berkeley campus, where he held informal group meetings almost every morning. A member of the National Academy of Sciences ...

Promoters, initiators of transcription and drivers of synthetic biology - PLoS Blogs (blog)

PLoS Blogs (blog)
Promoter characterisation and engineering is a common and arguably useful component of many synthetic biology studies. This post covers some recent articles about promoter construction and transcriptional control, and a few thoughts on the future ...

New degree program blends biochemistry and biology to solve modern problems - Indiana Daily Student

Indiana Daily Student
A new undergraduate degree program in molecular life sciences will begin fall 2018, connecting the fields of biology, chemistry, medicine and biotechnology. The program, a collaboration between the Department of Biology and the Department of Molecular ...

Canon BioMedical Inks US, Canada Distribution Deal for Molecular Biology Systems' PCR Platform - GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Canon BioMedical announced today it is has signed an exclusive deal with Molecular Biology Systems to market and sell the Dutch firm's NextGenPCR thermal cycler instrument and consumables in the US and Canada. Canon will ...

First-Ever Footage of Mating Anglerfish Stuns Marine Biologists -
The pair of fanfin anglers was filmed by marine biologists Kirsten and Joachim Jakobsen aboard the LULA1000, a submersible operated by the marine science-focused Rebikoff-Niggeler Foundation. “This is a unique and never-before-seen thing. It's so ...

Flora And Fauna - Monera

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Introduction to this life form, written at three different levels of complexity for use by educators and students.

Bordetella pertussis
United States

Britten Wolf provides information on this bacillus, the causal agent of Whooping Cough, and on the disease itself.

Listeria monocytogenes
United Kingdom

Information on this pathogen, the symptoms and duration of the illness it causes and the foods incriminated.

BBC News: Toughest Bug Reveals Genetic Secrets
United Kingdom

Reports the decoding of the Pyrococcus abyssi, which lives in the intense pressure and temperature of black smoker vents on ...

Cyanogroup Genomics Knowledgebase
United States

Background information of cyanobacteria and cyanophage; data analysis - both DNA sequence and phylogenetic analysis and related links.

Neisseria Meningitidis
United States

Research project by Samantha Bingen on this bacterium, including its classification, the illness it causes, its habitat, reproduction and nutrition.


Photomicrograph of this bacterium and information useful to those needing to identify it.

List of Bacterial Names with Standing in Nomenclature

Alphabetically and chronologically arranged lists of taxa, with additional information on bacterial taxonomy.

Escherichia coli
United Kingdom

Information on this pathogen, often known as E. coli, the symptoms and duration of the illness it causes and the ...

United States

Provides a data repository of bacteriocin natural antimicrobial peptides, developed by PFBA in Tunisia in collaboration with INAF, Laval University, ...


Photomicrograph of this bacterium and information useful to those needing to incubate and identify it.

Azospirillum brasilense
United States

Photograph and information on this bacterium which lives in soil close to roots and is involved in nitrogen fixation.

United States

Image showing these bacteria in the phloem of an infected corn plant.

An Overview of Bacteria.
United States

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

Horikoshi Superbugs

Summary of interesting organisms discovered during a search for extremophiles, including a picture of the triangular halophile Haloarcula japonicus.

Introduction to the Archaea
United States

Covers their main groupings, chemical differences from other life forms, fossil record, and the structure of their cell walls.

United States

Information from Wikipedia on these soil bacteria that form nodules on plant roots and fix nitrogen.

United States

Information from Wikipedia on this phylum of bacteria which include many of the species found in the stomachs of ruminants.

A heterodimeric DNA polymerase: Evidence that members of Euryarchaeota possess a distinct DNA polymerase
United States

Journal abstract, with references.

Genome News Network: New Amino acid Discovered in Methanosarcina barkeri
United States

Reports on the discovery of a new amino acid, pyrrolysine, coded by UAG (normally a stop codon) in this methanogen.

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