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Microbiology

The colorful history of plastids

Credit: S Sibbald and J Archibald A billion years ago, a single-celled eukaryote engulfed a cyanobacterium--an organism capable of converting the sun's energy into food in the form of carbohydrates. In one of the single most

Fighting E. coli with E. coli

New gut-in-a-dish study shows how a beneficial strain may protect against pathogens Washington, DC - July 7, 2020 - According to findings published this week in mBio, Nissle, a strain of Escherichia coli, is harmless to intestinal tissue…