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HONOLULU, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded Hawaii Biotech, Inc.
The ability to remediate buildings following a weaponized biological attack may have been achieved with AsepticSure® SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.
From a zebra carcass on the plains of Namibia in Southern Africa, an international team of researchers has discovered a new, unusually large virus (or bacteriophage) that infects the bacterium that causes anthrax.
Milestone Achieved under $9.4 Million NIAID Cooperative Grant PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc.
A new study has found the toxin produced by the anthrax bacteria uses a “Trojan horse”-like method to elude the body’s natural defenses.
Bacillus anthracis is a Gram-positive spore-forming, rod-shaped bacterium, with a width of 1-1.2Âµm and a length of 3-5Âµm. It can grow in aerobic or anaerobic conditions. It is the only known bacterium to synthesize a protein capsule and the only pathogenic bacterium to carry its own adenylyl cyclase virulence factor. They form oval spores located centrally in a non-swollen sporangium. These spores are highly resilient and can survive extreme temperatures, low-nutrient environments, and...
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