Tag : Biofilms

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Photosensing and quorum sensing are integrated to control <i>Pseudomonas aeruginosa</i> collective behaviors

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by Sampriti Mukherjee, Matthew Jemielita, Vasiliki Stergioula, Mikhail Tikhonov, Bonnie L. Bassler Bacteria convert changes in sensory inputs into alterations in gene expression, behavior, and...
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New antimicrobial polymer can kill bacteria resistant to common antibiotics

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Researchers from Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore, and Nanyang Technological University have designed an antimicrobial polymer that can kill...
Biology

The intragenus and interspecies quorum-sensing autoinducers exert distinct control over <i>Vibrio cholerae</i> biofilm formation and dispersal

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by Andrew A. Bridges, Bonnie L. Bassler Vibrio cholerae possesses multiple quorum-sensing (QS) systems that control virulence and biofilm formation among other traits. At low...
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Breakthroughs in the Science of Slime: The World’s Thinnest Two-Dimensional Coatings that Corral Biofilms have Broad Applications

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (PRWEB) September 24, 2019 In the past three years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $32 million in funding for research...
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The <i>Candida albicans</i> biofilm gene circuit modulated at the chromatin level by a recent molecular histone innovation

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by Laxmi Shanker Rai, Rima Singha, Hiram Sanchez, Tanmoy Chakraborty, Bipin Chand, Sophie Bachellier-Bassi, Shantanu Chowdhury, Christophe d’Enfert, David R. Andes, Kaustuv Sanyal Histone H3...
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Scientists investigate how fungus interacts with bacteria to trigger Crohn's disease

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Scientists have known that bacteria in the gut, along with environmental and genetic factors, contribute to the debilitating intestinal ailment of Crohn’s disease. Source link...
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Casein Phosphopeptide-Amorphous Calcium Phosphate Attenuates Virulence and Modulates Microbial Ecology of Saliva-Derived Polymicrobial Biofilms.

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Related Articles Casein Phosphopeptide-Amorphous Calcium Phosphate Attenuates Virulence and Modulates Microbial Ecology of Saliva-Derived Polymicrobial Biofilms. Caries Res. 2019 Jun 04;:1-7 Authors: Philip N, Leishman...
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Novel technique that uses nanotechnology and photonics prevents bacterial infections on surgical implants

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Invented approximately 50 years ago, surgical medical meshes have become key elements in the recovery procedures of damaged-tissue surgeries, the most common being hernia repair....
Biology

Structural basis of DSF recognition by its receptor RpfR and its regulatory interaction with the DSF synthase RpfF

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by Evan J. Waldron, Daniel Snyder, Nicolas L. Fernandez, Emily Sileo, Daigo Inoyama, Joel S. Freundlich, Christopher M. Waters, Vaughn S. Cooper, Matthew B. Neiditch...
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National Biofilms Innovation Centre award grant to Neem Biotech for novel anti-biofilm drug development

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Neem Biotech, Welsh Wound Innovation Centre and Sheffield Collaboratorium for Antimicrobial Resistance and Biofilms Awarded NBIC Grant to Advance Development of Neem’s First-in-Class Treatments for...

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