UMMS scientists use CRISPR to learn Zika and dengue weaknesses

Scientists during a University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) have achieved a initial CRISPR/Cas9 shade to learn tellurian proteins that Zika pathogen needs for replication. This work, led by Abraham Brass, MD, PhD, partner highbrow in microbiology physiological systems, reveals new leads that competence be useful for crude Zika, dengue and More...

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By Kalen Beh On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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How a cold gets into cells

Cold viruses means us exasperation by perspicacious into a cells and transporting their RNA into a cytoplasma of a putrescent cells. This is a usually approach they can multiply. The sum of how a send of a RNA from More...

By Kalen Beh On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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Protein structure paves a approach for new extended spectrum antifungals

This badge blueprint shows dual views of a structure of a enzyme Tps2 as it removes a phosphate from a sugarine proton (yellow, orange and red). DURHAM, N.C. — Fungal infections can be harmful to tellurian More...

By Kalen Beh On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Virus uses ‘stolen’ CRISPR to penetrate the host’s defence system

A pathogen that infects vital freshwater germ appears to use stolen pieces of defence complement DNA to highjack their hosts’ defence response. Microbiologists have detected that a virus, Cyanophage N1, carries More...

By Kalen Beh On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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War and assent in a tellurian gut: Probing a microbiome

Human good being mostly flourishes underneath conditions of team-work with others and flounders during durations of outmost dispute and strife. According to Athena Aktipis, a researcher during Arizona State University’s More...

By Kalen Beh On Monday, May 16th, 2016
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E.coli ‘anchors’ yield novel approach to steal superbugs

Australian scientists might have found a approach to stop fatal germ from infecting patients. The find could lead to a whole new approach of treating antibiotic-resistant “superbugs”. The researchers More...

By Kalen Beh On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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Algae use their ‘tails’ to run and run like quadrupeds

These are microscope images display dual class of algae that float regulating little appendages famous as flagella. Long before there were fish swimming in a oceans, little microorganisms were regulating prolonged More...

By Kalen Beh On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
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How Vibrio cholerae is captivated by bile revealed

A organisation of researchers from Osaka University, Hosei University, and Nagoya University have suggested a molecular resource that Vibrio cholerae, a etiological representative of cholera, is captivated by bile. More...

By Kalen Beh On Monday, April 11th, 2016
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Wealth of unsuspected new microbes expands tree of life

This is a new and stretched viewpoint of a tree of life. The tree of life, that depicts how life has developed and diversified on a planet, is removing a lot some-more complicated. Researchers during a University More...

By Kalen Beh On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
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An up-close perspective of bacterial ‘motors’

Bacteria are a many abounding form of life on Earth, and they are able of vital in opposite habitats trimming from a aspect of rocks to a bulb of a intestines. Over millennia, these variable small organisms have More...