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Antibioticsvideo

Scientists Discover a New Route to Antibiotics Using Gene Editing

Scientists have discovered a new chemical process – also known as a biosynthetic pathway – in bacteria which could lead to a new generation...
Intestinal Infection

Defense Against Intestinal Infection in Organism Is Affected by Prostaglandin E2

The treatment of intestinal infections caused by some strains of the bacterium Escherichia coli, present in unsanitized or contaminated foods, may have a new ally. A...
foodborne diseases

Salmonella Found to Be Resistant to Different Classes of Antibiotics

Brazil’s Ministry of Health received reports of 11,524 outbreaks of foodborne diseases between 2000 and 2015, with 219,909 individuals falling sick and 167 dying...
microgel powder

Microgel Powder Fights Infection and Helps Wounds Heal

Hao Meng’s doctoral project focused on biocompatibility testing and pulling a sticky amino acid out of mussels. Glue-like catechol shows promise for smart adhesives...
Gut Bacteria

Gut Bacteria Influence Movement in Flies

Warm, protected, and full of nutrients—the tiny intestines of a fruit fly are a perfect habitat for some bacteria. These bacteria, in turn, help...
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The Killing Touch for Bacteria

Coatings developed at A*STAR could soon replace biochemically active antibacterial agents, whose overuse in healthcare and fields such as agriculture and wastewater treatment is...
bacterial DNA

Researchers Target Protein That Protects Bacteria’s DNA ‘Recipes’

Bacteria cause many serious illnesses, from food poisoning to pneumonia. The challenge for scientists is that disease-causing bacteria are extraordinarily resilient. For example, when...
Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy for Deadly Bacteria Shows Early Promise

If immunotherapy—the harnessing of the body’s immune system—can destroy cancer cells, as has been demonstrated, why not try to trigger the body’s immune system...
Miniecosystems

Scripps Research Chemists Design ‘Miniecosystems’ to Test Drug Function

Scripps Research scientists have solved a major problem in chemistry and drug development by using droplet-sized ‘miniecosystems’ to quickly see if a molecule can...
antibiotic resistant infections

UBC Researchers Create Matchmaking Service to Combat Antibiotic Resistant Infections

UBC researchers have matched small proteins, called peptides, with antibiotics so they can work together to combat hard-to-treat infections that don’t respond well to...
E. coli

Blood Type Affects Severity of Diarrhea Caused by E. Coli

A new study shows that a kind of E. coli most associated with “travelers’ diarrhea” and children in underdeveloped areas of the world causes more severe...
Biophysics

Making Patterns Robust

Many of the fundamental processes observed in cells depend on proper localization of proteins. For example, the division plane at which cell division takes...
bacteria resistant materials

New Bacteria Resistant Materials Get Go Ahead for Trials on Humans

A medical device coated with new bacteria resistant materials, discovered by a team at the University of Nottingham, has been approved for use by hospitals...
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New Molecule Can Kill Five Types of Deadly Drug-Resistant Superbugs

An international research team led by the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and IBM...
antibiotic resistance

Scientists Make It Possible to Rank the Risk of Resistance Genes

The genes that are able to equip bacteria with resistance to clinically used antibiotics have been found in many different natural environments. Nevertheless, a...
Artificial enzyme

Artificial Enzyme: Protein Designed Entirely from Scratch Functions in Cells as...

A dawning field of research, artificial biology, is working toward creating a genuinely new organism. At Princeton,chemistry professor Michael Hecht and the researchers in...
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Taking a Stab at Microbes

A powerful solution to the global spread of antimicrobial resistance could soon become available, thanks to A*STAR researchers, who have come up with a...
bone fractures

A Super Adhesive Made From Intestinal Bacteria

Manufacturing mussel-based underwater adhesives for healing bone fractures with the help of reprogramed intestinal bacteria / spin-off planned UniCat scientists have reprogrammed strains of the...
defense cells

Study Helps Understand How Defense Cells Combat Bacteria

When the defense cells that patrol the human organism come across a potentially dangerous bacterium, intracellular protein complexes known as inflammasomes are activated. This mechanism...
nylon

Weaving a Fermented Path to Nylons

Microbial enzymes create precursors of nylon while avoiding harsh chemicals and energy-demanding heat.