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2014-04-15 08:30:28

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kibow Biotech is pleased to participate in the Buzz of BIO for the 2014 BIO International Convention. Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), this year's global event for biotechnology will take place June 23-26, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center in California. During the Buzz of BIO contest, industry leaders as well as the general public will be voting for companies they want to see at the event's BIO Business...

2014-04-10 23:02:43

Comprehensive research report “Eubiotics Market by Type (Probiotics, Prebiotics, Organic Acids, Essential Oils), Livestock (Pork/Swine, Poultry, Ruminant, Aquaculture, Others) & by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest of the World) – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019” worked out by MarketsandMarkets (M&M) is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the global eubiotics market is poised to register a healthy 5.6% CAGR between 2014 and...

Kitchens A Source Of Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria
2014-04-09 05:02:05

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From professional chef to housewife, every cook knows that handling raw poultry leaves your hands, tools and surfaces covered in drug-resistant bacteria such as E. coli. These bacteria produce extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs), which are enzymes that make the bacteria resistant to many commonly used antibiotics. A new study from the University Hospital in Basel, Switzerland, examined household and hospital kitchens to...

2014-04-08 11:54:54

Resistance to an entire class of antibiotics – aminoglycosides -- has the potential to spread to many types of bacteria, according to new biochemistry research. A mobile gene called NpmA was discovered in E. coli bacteria isolated from a Japanese patient several years ago. Global spread of NpmA and related antibiotic resistance enzymes could disable an entire class of tools doctors use to fight serious or life-threatening infections. Using X-ray crystallography, researchers at Emory...

2014-04-08 08:29:58

DALLAS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers Eubiotics Market by Type (Probiotics, Prebiotics, Organic Acids, Essential Oils), Livestock (Pork/Swine, Poultry, Ruminant, Aquaculture, Others) & by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest of the World) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019 and Nutraceutical Ingredient Market by Type (Probiotics, Proteins, Plant Extracts, Minerals, Vitamins, Fibers, Carotenoids & Others) by Application...

2014-04-07 12:43:00

Wistar Findings Suggest Link between Colon Microbiome and Genome Stability Colorectal cancer develops in what is probably the most complex environment in the human body, a place where human cells cohabitate with a colony of approximately 10 trillion bacteria, most of which are unknown. At the 2014 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in San Diego, researchers from The Wistar Institute will present findings that suggest the colon “microbiome” of gut bacteria can...

2014-04-04 23:23:29

ReNew Life Formulas, America’s #1 Digestive Care and Cleansing Company in health food stores, introduces two new higher-potency probiotic formulas to their top-selling line of Ultimate Flora™ RTS brand. Both new formulas, Ultimate Flora RTS Extra Strength and Senior Care, contain 30 billion live probiotic cultures per capsule. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 No-Refrigeration-Required Probiotics “Due to the popularity of our original Ultimate Flora™ RTS line that features...

2014-04-03 13:10:38

An international team of scientists has identified the precise biochemical key that wakes up the body’s immune cells and sends them into action against invading bacteria and fungi. The patented work, published in Nature today, provides the starting point to understanding our first line of defence, and what happens when it goes wrong. It will lead to new ways of diagnosing and treating inflammatory bowel disease, peptic ulcers and even TB. It could also lead to new protective vaccines....

2014-04-03 12:29:45

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Probiotics Products Market 2014-2018 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Probiotics market to grow at a CAGR of 7.23 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing awareness about probiotic products. The Global Probiotics market has also been witnessing the increase in R&D activities. However, government...

2014-04-03 12:19:54

Bacteria "plan ahead" by tightening their belts to help them survive looming lean periods, researchers at Cambridge have discovered. At a time when there is growing concern about rising antibiotic resistance, the results – published in the journal PLOS ONE – could lead to new ways of combatting dangerous bacteria. For many years, people thought bacteria worked by simply consuming resources until they ran out, and then entering a stationary, non-growing, phase. Working with physicists...


Latest Bacteriology Reference Libraries

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2011-04-26 20:59:00

Staphylococcus epidermidis is one of thirty-three known species belonging to the genus Staphylococcus. It is part of our skin flora and can also be found in the mucous membranes and in animals. It is the most common species found in laboratory test due to contamination. It is not usually pathogenic; however, patients with a compromised immune system often risk infection. Infections can be both nosocomial and community acquired and are more of a threat to hospital patients. Hospitals carry...

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2011-04-26 20:20:41

Staphylococcus aureus is a facultative anaerobic gram-positive coccus, and is the most common cause of staph infections. It is commonly part of the skin flora found in the nose and on skin. Around 20% of the human population is long-term carriers. It gets its golden color due to its carotenoid pigment staphyloxanthin. The pigment acts as a virulence factor with an antioxidant action that allows the microbe to evade death by reactive oxygen species used by the host immune system. Staphylococci...

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2011-04-25 21:28:48

Salmonella enterica is a subspecies of Salmonella enterica, the rod shaped, flagellated, aerobic, Gram-negative bacterium. It is a member of the genus Salmonella and many of the pathogenic serovars of the S. enterica species are in this subspecies. Serovars can be designated fully or in a shortened form. The genus, Salmonella, is on the short form lists which are followed by the capitalized and non-italicized serovar. Each serovar can have many strains as well, which allows for a rapid...

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2011-04-25 21:18:54

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a common bacterium that can cause disease in animals and humans. It can be found in soil, water, skin flora, and most man-made environments throughout the world. It thrives in normal or hypoxic atmospheres; due to this it has colonized many natural and artificial environments. It can infect animals with damaged tissue or people with reduced immunity. Symptoms are generalized inflammation and sepsis. It can be fatal if colonization occurs in critical body organs,...

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2011-04-18 21:59:17

Lactobacillus casei is a species of genus Lactobacillus found in the human intestine and mouth. Since it produces lactic acid it helps with the propagation of desirable bacteria. This species is documented to have a wide pH and temperature range. It also improves digestion and reduces lactose intolerance and constipation. Most often L. casei is industrial, specifically for diary production. L. Casei is the dominant species of non-starter lactic acid bacteria present in ripening Cheddar...

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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'