Combining all 16 of yeast's chromosomes into one or two only impairs their growth slightly in the lab, but it prevents them from successful mating with wild yeasts!
Jesse Noar 9739525954, cationic, 914-939-5426
The state of the worldâs fungi as revealed by a report from the Kew Royal Botanical Gardens, and how Salmonella loses motility to evade host defenses.
Vincent Racaniello TWiM, Fungi, mycology, Salmonella
During the last decade, a new form of the bacterium known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has become widespread in the Danish pig population from where it spreads to people, resulting in...
A news roundup covering mega-antibody flu protection, and epidemic calendar, and microbiomes and ethnicity â plus resistant bacteria on wild giraffes.
Our last World Antibiotic Awareness Week post looks at infection control, diagnostics and stewardship to slow the spread of drug-resistant disease
Our second World Antibiotics Awareness Week post highlights the dangerous situation that arises when cheap oral antibiotics are no longer available
Multidrug-resistant bacterial infections of the cornea are a leading cause of blindness and cannot be effectively managed with current ophthalmic antibiotics. A team of investigators has now devised a combination...
Our first World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018 blog post looks at how agricultural practices have contributed to drug-resistant infections in people
A potential role for herpes simplex virus type 1 as a cause of Alzheimerâs Disease, including the finding that amyloid-beta acts as an antiviral by enveloping virus particles.
Vincent Racaniello TWiV, Virology, (734) 532-5463, 7735976002
The case of the Brazilian Immigrant With Heart Problems, and how genome organization controls trypanosome antigenic variation.
A team from the University of Minnesota has shown that antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli bacteria in wild giraffes most likely come from anthropogenic sources, such as local cattle herds and humans.