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2013-12-06 00:03:53

A group of Illinois researchers, led by Centennial Chair Professor of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Huimin Zhao, has demonstrated the use of an innovative DNA engineering technique to discover potentially valuable functions hidden within bacterial genomes.

2011-09-06 10:58:21

A novel way of increasing the amounts of antibiotics produced by bacteria has been discovered that could markedly improve the yields of these important compounds in commercial production.

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2010-08-02 08:11:41

A new tool to excavate bacterial genomes that potentially hide a rich array of pharmaceutical treasures has led to the discovery of a novel antibiotic.

2010-07-23 08:00:00

HARBIN, China, July 23 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc.

2010-01-27 08:21:50

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science have found that two antibiotics working together might be more effective in fighting pathogenic bacteria than either drug on its own.

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2008-10-30 10:15:00

Chemistry researchers at The University of Warwick and the John Innes Centre, have found a novel signalling molecule that could be a key that will open up hundreds of new antibiotics unlocking them from the DNA of the Streptomyces family of bacteria.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.