mycobacteria
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Jenny Rood | Apr 16, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Comparing Leprosy Bacteria
Comparing Leprosy Bacteria
Kate Yandell | Mar 27, 2015
Researchers sequence the genome of Mycobacterium lepromatosis, a recently discovered sister species to the primary leprosy-causing bacterium.
Bacterial Gene Transfer Gets Sexier
Bacterial Gene Transfer Gets Sexier
Kate Yandell | Jul 9, 2013
Mycobacterium smegmatis can donate larger portions of its genome to other bacteria than previously thought, approaching the level of gene shuffling seen in sexual reproduction.
Beating Drug-Resistant TB
Ruth Williams | Sep 19, 2012
Reinvestigating a natural antibiotic compound reveals its potential as a tuberculosis drug.
Swimming with the mycobacteria
Swimming with the mycobacteria
Cathryn Delude | Jun 6, 2005
The patients were working out in a hospital's warm therapeutic pool in Boulder, Colorado, when Mark Hernandez walked in and dipped sterile bottles in the water.