pathogenesis
Stanley Falkow, Father of Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis, Dies
Stanley Falkow, Father of Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis, Dies
Catherine Offord | May 9, 2018
The microbiologist was known for his work on bacterial antibiotic resistance and infectious disease.
Combatting Viruses with RNA-Targeted CRISPR
Combatting Viruses with RNA-Targeted CRISPR
Amanda B. Keener | Apr 27, 2015
Scientists reengineer a Cas9 enzyme that naturally targets bacterial RNA to stymie hepatitis C inside human cells.
Iron-Ferrying Protein Impedes Pathogens
Iron-Ferrying Protein Impedes Pathogens
Molly Sharlach | Dec 15, 2014
Meningitis-causing bacteria exerted strong evolutionary pressure on an iron-binding protein in primates, a study shows.
Supporting the “Good” Gut Microbes
Supporting the “Good” Gut Microbes
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 1, 2014
During systemic infection, mice kick-start the production of a specific sugar to feed and protect the beneficial bacteria in their guts while fighting pathogenic strains.
Ulcer-forming Bacteria Target Tiny Traumas
Ulcer-forming Bacteria Target Tiny Traumas
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 17, 2014
A new study finds that Helicobacter pylori home in on small lesions in the stomach and promote ulceration within minutes of epithelial injury.
How Dengue Does It
How Dengue Does It
Beth Marie Mole | Mar 1, 2013
Dengue virus has sophisticated mechanisms for entering a cell, for replicating its RNA genome, and for transcribing proteins.
Infection Selection
Ruth Williams | Nov 13, 2011
Scientists track changes in bacterial genomes during a hospital outbreak to discover potential pathogenesis genes.