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Seaweed Bacteria Treats Sinusitis
2013-02-19 21:28:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online By studying a common marine bacterium, a team of international scientists may have found an important treatment for chronic sinusitis, a condition that plagues millions of people every year. Led by researchers from Newcastle University, the team isolated an enzyme from Bacillus licheniformis, a bacterium found on the surface of seaweed capable of dispersing the extracellular DNA in biofilms that protect the bacteria responsible...


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