Articles tagged with: bacteria
Protein Creates Partition Between Bacteria and the Gut Scientists have identified a microbe-fighting protein that helps create a buffer zone between the inner walls of the intestines and the bacteria within. The finding may explain how helpful bacteria can survive in the digestive tract without triggering an immune attack. Researchers have long known that about […]
People expect food that they buy in supermarkets to be as free as possible from bacteria. However, none of the control measures currently in use can completely remove one hundred percent of the microorganisms present in food.
Symptoms of illness caused by food and steps to take if you think you are sick from foodborne bacteria.
Research provides new leads in the case against drug-resistant biofilms Films of bacteria that form around foreign materials in the body can be very difficult to defeat with drugs, but research led by Brown University biologists has identified a couple proteins that play a key role in building these “biofilms.” This pair could prove to […]