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Here’s how E. coli bacterium causes illness


March 15th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 15 (ANI): A new study has explained how the O157:H7 strain of Escherichia coli causes infection and thrives by manipulating the host immune response.Scientists at the National Institute of ... Read more...

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Whip-tailed bacteria could ‘alarm’ cancer-fighting nanobots


November 18th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Scientists at Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain, believe that bacteria injected into blood stream could sound an 'alarm' to nanobots in the body so that they ... Read more...

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Nestle Toll House cookie dough recall


June 20th, 2009 - 1:39 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Food maker Nestle USA has issued a voluntary recall for its Toll House refrigerated cookie dough products after a number of illnesses were reported by those who ate the dough raw. The ... Read more...

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E. coli bacterium model of super industrial efficiency


February 5th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) E. coli bacterium, one of the best-studied single-celled organisms around, is a master of industrial efficiency. This bacterium can be thought of as a factory with just one ... Read more...

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Metabolically engineered E. coli leads to class of antibiotic, anti-cancer drugs


December 23rd, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Taking a major step in metabolic engineering, scientists have now used the bacterium Escherichia coli to synthesize a class of natural products, called bacterial aromatic polyketides, which ... Read more...

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Scientists use E. coli to make drugs


December 23rd, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Researchers have turned to the lethal E. coli to synthesise a class of natural products known as bacterial aromatic polyketides (BAP) that include antibiotic and anti-cancer drugs. BAPs ... Read more...

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Bacteria genes give rise to the smell of earth


July 19th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): American researchers have identified the bacterial genes that give rise to the smell of earth.Brown University experts David Cane and Chieh-Mieh Wang say that the smell of ... Read more...

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