E. Coli
High-fructose corn syrup enhances intestinal tumor growth in mice  Science Magazine · 2 days
Excessive consumption of beverages sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is associated with obesity and with an increased risk of colorectal cancer. Whether HFCS contributes directly to tumorigenesis is unclear.... more
Better water testing, safer produce  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Irrigation water's E. coli results can differ between labs, test types. more
Human microbiome metabolites tip the scale in intestinal E. coli infections  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A multi-disciplinary team of biological engineers, microbiologists, and systems biologists, whose goal it is to uncover the causes of tolerance to infection exhibited by certain individuals... more
Human microbiome metabolites enhance colon injury by enterohemorrhagic E. coli, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
It remains mysterious why humans get infected by some bacterial or viral pathogens relatively easily while animals that have very similar tissues and immune... more
Better water testing, safer produce  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Salads were recently in the news—and off America's dinner tables—when romaine lettuce was recalled nationwide. Outbreaks of intestinal illness were traced to romaine lettuce contaminated with Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria. more
Food safety: Dung beetles and soil bacteria reduce risk of human pathogens  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Food safety regulations increasingly pressure growers to remove hedgerows, ponds and other natural habitats from farms to keep out pathogen-carrying wildlife and livestock. Yet,... more
Novel potent antimicrobial from thermophilic bacterium  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
University of Groningen microbiologists and their colleagues from Lithuania have discovered a new glycocin, a small antimicrobial peptide with a sugar group attached, which is produced by a thermophilic bacterium and is stable at relatively high... more
Novel potent antimicrobial from thermophilic bacterium  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Microbiologists have discovered a new glycocin, a small antimicrobial peptide with a sugar group attached, which is produced by a thermophilic bacterium and is stable at relatively high temperatures. They also succeeded in transferring the genes... more
Zinc could help as non-antibiotic treatment for UTIs  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
New details about the role of zinc in our immune system could help the development of new non-antibiotic treatment strategies for bacterial diseases, such as urinary tract infections (UTIs). UTIs are one... more
Isolating Bacterial Pathogen DNA from Food Samples  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Identifying microbes is incredibly important in many industries and is often seen as quality assurance to make sure that the food manufactured or the ingredients used do not contain foodborne bacteria. Many states and... more
Radiation-resistant E. coli evolved in the lab give view into DNA repair  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists are blasting E. coli bacteria with ionizing radiation once a week to watch evolution happen in real time as the bacteria become radiation... more
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