Latest Biofilm Stories
Scientists are increasingly focusing their attention on the world's seas in the hopes of finding the next generation of medications that could lead to a variety of cures.
The bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa needs iron to establish and maintain a biofilm in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients, and therapies have been proposed to deprive the bacteria of this necessary element.
Microorganisms are invisible to the naked eye. Healthy human adults have ten times as many microbial cells as human cells inside their bodies. Countless more microbes populate the environment around us, which means when astronauts launch into space, a microbial entourage follows.
The bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae harmlessly colonizes the mucous linings of throats and noses in most people, only becoming virulent when they leave those comfortable surroundings and enter the middle ears, lungs or bloodstream.
Validates Disinfectant Power of Clearitas® 350 for Two-Pronged Attack of Persistent Pathogens such as Legionella in Healthcare Facilities and Clearitas® 450 in Controlling Scale in all
BioScience Laboratories, Inc.
A new palm-sized microarray that holds 1,200 individual cultures of fungi or bacteria could enable faster, more efficient drug discovery.
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,...
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.