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new book: The Bacteriocins

The Bacteriocins: current knowledge and future prospects, edited by R. Dorit, S.M.Roy and M. A.Riley

QR92 B3 B323x 2016, Parks Library Tier 5

Bacteriocins are potent protein toxins produced by virtually every bacterial and archeal species examined to date. 99 more words


As I look back

Having been involved in microbiology for so long it’s sometimes difficult to see the progress we are making. When I started out as a microbiologist in the 1970s the impact of molecular biology on microbiology was overwhelming, even if it took us a few years to think about what we should do with our new tools beyond expressing foreign proteins in microbes. 494 more words


Fecal Microbiota Transplantation: The Future of Feces


With almost a third of the world’s population either obese or overweight, and no end to the epidemic in sight, the need for pharmacological aids to stem global weight gain has only increased over the past decade. 2,675 more words

Issue 6 (Spring 2016)

Immunisation through Vaccination

Can we imagine life without vaccines? The eminent mocrobiologists and their effort who invented vaccines can never be abondoned.Vaccination is the most effective method of preventing infectious diseases. 550 more words


Microbiology Case Study: A 73 Year Old Man with Altered Mental Status and Fever

Case History

A 73 year old man was brought to the emergency room with altered mental status and fever, which developed a few days following a 1-2 day illness characterized by myalgia and diarrhea. 577 more words


Immune Activation and HIV Pathogenesis: Implications for Therapy

Immune Activation and HIV Pathogenesis: Implications for Therapy Nearly 35 million people all over the world are infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the causative agent of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) 81 more words