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Bacteria May Rig Their DNA to Speed Up Evolution | WIRED - WIRED


WIRED
If DNA repair makes useful mutations more likely, it could accelerate cells' adaptations to harsh environments.

Linking seizures, heart health and sleeping sickness to bacteria and shape-shifting parasites in the mouth and gut - UB News Center


UB News Center
“Changes in the genome – our own or those of the microbes in, on or around us – have a tremendous impact on human health and our environment,” says Jennifer Surtees, PhD, GEM co-director and associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry in ...

Scientists Show How Bacteria Use Micro-Daggers to Fend Off Amoebae And Stay Alive - ScienceAlert


ScienceAlert
Thanks to the "nano-chisel" approach of the focussed ion beam, the researchers were able to close the gap between cell biology (studying how cells work) and structural biology (figuring out how the individual parts fit together). Through the micro ...

Genetic Recombination in Bacteria

Pittston - United States

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

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Looks at changes in the information stored in the genetic material, how they occur, and what the consequences of such changes are, and strategies cells use to minimize DNA changes and damage.

Bacteria
United States

Article by Wim van Egmond on these microbes with photographs of Cyanobacteria and the green Anabaena.

Bacteria
United States

Information from Wikipedia on these unicellular organisms.

Luminescent Bacteria
Poland

Do you know that the luminous bacteria exist ? On these pages you will find short characteristic of these strange organisms and some photos.

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

Bacteria Cells
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The inside story.

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

United States

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.

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 a case history of a post-operative patient to consider.

United States

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