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Escherichia Coli

  • Penn Researchers Discover Why E. coli Move Faster in Viscoelastic Fluids
    Swimming in a pool of syrup would be difficult for most people, but for bacteria like E. coli, it's easier than swimming in water. Scientists have known for decades that these cells move faster and farther in viscoelastic fluids, such as the saliva, mucus, and other bodily ...More
    5 days ago Posted in News
  • Officials Continue to Investigate Outbreak of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli O26 Infections
    The Washington State Department of Health and the Oregon Health Authority are investigating an outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O26 (STEC O26) infections. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are ...More
    4 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Drug-Resistant E. coli Bacteria Increasingly Found in Community Hospitals
    The number of infections caused by highly antibiotic-resistant extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria is increasing in community hospitals, a setting in which most Americans receive care, according to a new study published ...More
    October 13, 2015 Posted in News
  • Superbug Study Reveals How E. coli Strain Acquired Deadly Powers
    A strain of E. coli became a potentially fatal infection in the UK around 30 years ago, when it acquired a powerful toxin, a gene study has revealed.  The discovery helps to explain outbreaks of severe food poisoning that began in the 1980s. Scientists say their ...More
    September 22, 2015 Posted in News
  • E. coli More Virulent When Accompanied by Beneficial Bacteria
    Scientists wonder why some people get so sick and even die after being infected by the foodborne pathogen E.coli O157:H7, while others experience much milder symptoms and recover relatively quickly. Now Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences researchers believe they ...More
    September 17, 2015 Posted in News
  • Flu Remedies Help Combat E. coli
    Trillions of bacteria populate the human gut, which makes them more common than any other cells in our body. The composition of this bacterial population is very variable and influenced by our diet. Diseases, but also antibiotic treatments can induce significant shifts in ...More
    August 25, 2015 Posted in News
  • Engineers Turn E. coli Into Tiny Factories for Producing New Forms of Popular Antibiotic
    Like a dairy farmer tending to a herd of cows to produce milk, researchers are tending to colonies of the bacteria Escherichia coli (E. coli) to produce new forms of antibiotics — including three that show promise in fighting drug-resistant bacteria. The research, ...More
    May 29, 2015 Posted in News
  • Mutant Bacteria That Keep on Growing
    The typical Escherichia coli, the laboratory rat of microbiology, is a tiny 1-2 thousandths of a millimeter long. Now, by blocking cell division, two researchers at Concordia University in Montreal have grown E. coli that stretch three quarters of a millimeter. That's up to ...More
    February 18, 2015 Posted in News
  • E. coli May Hold One of the Keys to Treating Parkinson's
    Researchers recently discovered a protein in E. coli that inhibits the accumulation of potentially toxic amyloids—a hallmark of diseases such as Parkinson's. Amyloids are formed by proteins that misfold and group together, and when amyloids assemble at the wrong place ...More
    January 22, 2015 Posted in News
  • Chapman University Research on Farmers' Markets Shows Presence of Salmonella and E. coli
    Researchers in Chapman University’s Food Science Program and their collaborators at University of Washington have just published a study on the presence of Salmonella and E. coli on certain herbs sold at farmers’ markets. The study focused on farmers’ ...More
    December 16, 2014 Posted in News
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