Scientists have explored how the viral genome affects the infectious potency of HIV; discovering that viruses have likely evolved to remove CG dinucleotides in order to avoid surveillance to mammalian defence mechanisms.
Researchers have unveiled novel pathways controlled by the multiple antibiotic resistance operon and identified new ways in which bacteria protect themselves against antibiotics.
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In this review the authors systematically review the association between maternal nutritional status in pregnancy and infant immune response to childhood vaccines.
New drugs with antifungal action need to be developed. Here, the authors investigate the antifungal activity of MOL3, a small molecule that was selected by virtual screening, against Candida spp.
This research reports the synthesis of capped gold nanoparticles by reducing HAuCl4 with flower and leaf extracts of Ocimum tenuiflorum, leaves of Azadirachta indica and Mentha spicata and peel of Citrus sinensis plants and assessed their activity on Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumoniae.