Outbreaks of norovirus and
Findings suggest a largely overlooked cellular signaling system may play a more important role in bacteria than previously thought.
Analysis of the outbreak shed light on its origins and transmission patterns, and assessed treatment and infection control.
By shuffling DNA in and out of one gene, syphilis stays a step ahead of the immune system to resist eradication
The bacterium, Campylobacter coli, is one of the most common causes of diarrheal illness. New strains resist two drugs commonly used in treatment.
Large, mobile gene clusters protect against a type of toxic attack by rival bacteria.
Toxin Tre1 attacks competing bacteria by a mechanism similar to the way pertussis, cholera and diphtheria toxins target people.
In studies in humans and mice, bacteria confuse the metal gallium for a nutrient, and it works as a Trojan horse to destroy them.
Snijder uses advanced microscopic techniques to study the molecular machines employed by microorganisms.
Findings may explain how Staphylococcus aureus bacterium can colonize our noses but not cause infection.