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Cholesterol-busting bug identified

May 15th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Scientists at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, have discovered a novel species of bacteria with cholesterol-busting properties.The new bug, called Gordonia cholesterolivorans, was isolated from sewage sludge. ... Read more...

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Bacteria that can spoil raw milk even at low temperatures identified

November 17th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): University of Haifa scientists in Israel have identified a new species of bacteria that can grow at low temperatures, spoiling raw milk even when it is refrigerated.The ... Read more...

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