Researchers from the University of Zurich have discovered that thanatin, a compound produced naturally by the spined soldier bug, could target Gram-negative bacteria by preventing formation of the bacteria’s outer membrane – an unprecedented mechanism.
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Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology have developed a method to study biofilm formation, and how it is affected by drugs, with high efficacy.
In line with our July focus around enteric infections, we recently spoke to Christina Faherty and Research Fellow from her lab, Alejandro Llanos-Chea, about the lab’s research on Shigella, Salmonella and E. coli and novel models for these in vitro.
In this interview, take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology paper on the role of transition metal control in E. coli virulence with author, Jeffrey Henderson.
Small-molecule compounds designed to tag the cell surface of Gram-negative bacteria and trigger an immunological response have shown promise.
Whole-genome sequencing has been used to demonstrate that carbapenem resistance can be transferred among unrelated bacteria species in a healthcare setting.
Researchers have discovered a high prevalence of colistin-resistant E. coli in the Vietnamese town of Nguyen Xa, according to research presented at ASM Microbe.
In research presented at ASM Microbe a team have delved into the dynamics of E. coli in urban streams in the USA, indicating possible antibiotic resistance activity.