Biofilms

A microfluidic platform for in situ investigation of biofilm formation and its treatment under controlled conditions

12 days ago   |   Journal of Nanobiotechnology

Studying bacterial adhesion and early biofilm development is crucial for understanding the physiology of sessile bacteria and forms the basis for the development of novel...
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Alumni Spotlight: Mark David Waters Jr

Alumni Spotlight: Mark David Waters Jr

13 days ago   |   Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering

What is your academic background? My name is Mark David Waters Jr. and my hometown is Dallas, TX. I received my B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Prarie View A&M University...
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Artificial cyanobacterial biofilm can sustain green ethylene production for over a month

1 month ago   |   ScienceDaily

Ethylene is one of the most important and widely used organic chemicals. A research group has designed a thin-layer artificial biofilm with embedded cyanobacterial cell...
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Development of local vancomycin delivery system from fibrin gel to prevent Staphylococcus aureus biofilms graft infection

1 month ago   |   Journal of Biosciences

Abstract Prosthetic vascular graft infection is one of the most severe vascular surgery complications. Fibrin gel has many useful characteristics as biocompatibility...
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1 month ago   |   Wiley

The static biofilm‐lifestyle of microbes in the human body are known to influence the human microbiome by facilitating microbial localization. During dysbiosis, pathogenic...
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Cell cycle control and environmental response by second messengers in Caulobacter crescentus

1 month ago   |   BMC Bioinformatics

Second messengers, c-di-GMP and ppGpp, are vital regulatory molecules in bacteria, influencing cellular processes such as biofilm formation, transcription, virulence, quorum...
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Correction to: A multifunctional platform with single-NIR-laser-triggered photothermal and NO release for synergistic therapy against multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria and their biofilms

1 month ago   |   Journal of Nanobiotechnology

An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.
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Gel May Decrease Medical Device Blood Clotting, Infection Risk

Gel May Decrease Medical Device Blood Clotting, Infection Risk

1 month ago   |   Discovery's Edge

As long as there have been medical devices ― mechanisms ranging from stents and tubing to catheters and implants ― patients have faced the risk of infections and blood...
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Quorum sensing-induced phenotypic switching as a regulatory nutritional stress response in a competitive two-species biofilm: An individual-based cellular automata model

1 month ago   |   Journal of Biosciences

Abstract Competition for nutrients in a polymicrobial biofilm may lead to susceptible species being subjected to nutritional stress. The influence of bacterial growth rates and...
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Surface chemistry-dependent antibacterial and antibiofilm activities of polyamine-functionalized carbon quantum dots

1 month ago   |   Springer

Abstract Bacterial biofilm infection is perplexing people's life. Systemic administration of antibiotics usually causes adverse effects and bacterial resistance. How to make...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Vividion Therapeutics, Inc.: Research Associate / Senior Research Associate...

Vividion Therapeutics, Inc.: Vividion is a privately held biotechnology company based in San Diego that is leveraging an innovative and proprietary chemical proteomics platform... Read more ...

Maravai LifeSciences raises $1.62 billion in upsized stock offering

San Diego company provides products used in the development of gene and cell therapies, including leading vaccines for COVID-19... Read more ...

Genetics behind deadly oat blight

A multi-institution team has identified the genetic mechanisms that enable the production of a deadly toxin called Victorin - the causal agent for Victoria blight of oats, a... Read more ...

Making sense of a universe of corn genetics

A new study details the latest efforts to predict traits in corn based on genomics and data analytics. The data management technique could help to 'turbo charge' the seemingly... Read more ...

Tarantula toxin attacks with molecular stinger

A bird-catching Chinese tarantula bite contains a stinger-like poison that plunges into a molecular target in the electrical signaling system of their prey's nerve cells. New... Read more ...

Scientists reveal role of RNA helicase in zygote activation and stem cell...

After double fertilization, zygotic activation occurs that initiates a new life cycle, followed by cell divisions, cell differentiation and organogenesis. During post-embryonic... Read more ...

Folding of SARS-CoV2 genome reveals drug targets-preparation for SARS-CoV3

The genetic code of the SARS-CoV2 virus is exactly 29,902 characters long, strung through a long RNA molecule. It contains the information for the production of 27 proteins... Read more ...

Researchers Reveal Switch Used in Plant Defense Against Animal Attack

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Identifying compound classes through machine learning

Everything that lives has metabolites, produces metabolites and consumes metabolites. These molecules arise as intermediate and end products from chemical processes in an... Read more ...

Mother's touch lingers in her child's genes

Mothers leave their mark on their children in many ways-and WEHI researchers have discovered a protein called SMCHD1 is involved in this 'imprinting' process. Read more ...