Latest Biofilm Stories
Bacteria use various appendages to move across surfaces prior to forming multicellular bacterial biofilms.
PITTSBURGH, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University's Kelvin B. Gregory and Philip R. LeDuc have created the world's smallest fuel cell powered by bacteria.
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Insmed Incorporated (Nasdaq CM: INSM), a biopharmaceutical company, today announced positive data through six treatment cycles (72 weeks total duration) of its Phase 2 clinical trial program for ARIKACEÂ® (liposomal amikacin for inhalation) in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients with Pseudomonas lung infections.
CLEVELAND, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oasis Consumer Healthcare, makers of leading oral health products, today announced the launch of Oasis Age Essential (www.AgeEssential.com), the first over-the-counter, clinical-strength formula designed to support the changing mouth conditions of older adults, ages 50 years+. Age Essential is a daily care, alcohol-free mouthwash, specifically designed for the oral health needs of Baby Boomers and older Americans.
Wound Rinse Removes Bacteria and Biofilms Without Damaging Tissue (PRWEB) May 20, 2011 Synedgen will report recent data from its studies of a new wound rinse at a poster session May 23 at ASM 2011, the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in New Orleans.
VISTA, Calif., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Astroglide, maker of the world's best performing personal lubricants, announced today the launch of its new personal massager device, the AstroglideVibe.
Manuka honey could be an efficient way to clear chronically infected wounds and could even help reverse bacterial resistance to antibiotics.
Bacterial genes that make urine less acidic could be good targets to prevent catheter blockage.
In a surprising new study, researchers using image-analysis methods similar to those employed in facial-recognition software have made a startling discovery that rules out the two main theories scientists had created to explain how bacteria self-organize into multicellular aggregate mounds.
Today, during the 89th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, held in conjunction with the 40th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research and the 35th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research, lead researcher F. Cheni will hold an oral presentation on a research study titled "Biodegradable Tooth-binding Micelles Inhibit Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans) Biofilm Growth."
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,...
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.