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Latest Escherichia coli Stories

2012-01-17 16:59:34

Antibiotics in pig feed increased the number of antibiotic resistant genes in gastrointestinal microbes in pigs.

2012-01-11 11:52:34

A short burst of low voltage alternating current can effectively eradicate E. coli bacteria growing on the surface of even heavily contaminated beef.

2012-01-10 23:36:32

New findings by St. Michael's researchers about the way cells work could lead to a test and therapy for kidney failure caused by E. coli.

2012-01-04 15:48:41

The incidence and prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are increasing with time and in different regions around the world.

2012-01-03 22:08:54

By manipulating the way bacteria "talk" to each other, researchers at Texas A&M University have achieved an unprecedented degree of control over the formation and dispersal of biofilms – a finding with potentially significant health and industrial applications, particularly to bioreactor technology.

2011-12-28 06:29:40

Hand washing with antibacterial soap proves to kill significantly more bacteria than non-antibacterial, according to this review of dozens of studies.

2011-12-22 08:00:00

As the world’s recognized leader in food microbiology, Silliker provides testing for the six E.

Image 1 - Millions Of Glowing Bacteria Used To Create Living 'Neon Signs'
2011-12-19 10:49:28

In an example of life imitating art, biologists and bioengineers at UC San Diego have created a living neon sign composed of millions of bacterial cells that periodically fluoresce in unison like blinking light bulbs.

2011-12-15 17:17:47

A new study led by Harvard School of Public (HSPH) researchers provides a novel explanation as to why some tuberculosis cells are inherently more difficult to treat with antibiotics.


Latest Escherichia coli Reference Libraries

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2011-04-18 21:37:33

Klebsiella pneumoniae is a Gram-negative, non-motile, encapsulated, lactose fermenting, facultative anaerobic, rod shaped bacterium found in the normal flora of the mouth, skin, and intestines. It is the most important member of the Klebsiella genus of Enterobacteriaceae. It is naturally occurring in soil and about 30% of strains can fix nitrogen in anaerobic conditions. Hans Christian Gram developed the technique now known as Gram staining in 1884 to discriminate between K. pneumoniae and...

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2011-04-15 14:54:29

Escherichia coli is a Gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms. Most strains are harmless; however, some such as O157:H7 can cause food poisoning in humans and are often responsible for product recalls. The normal flora of the gut normally contains the harmless strains and often provide K2 to the body. They are not always confined to the intestine and have the ability to survive briefly outside of the body. It grows easily...

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