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Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 10h ago

10 Easy Steps To Clean Spills In A Biosafety Cabinet

For over 40 years, NuAire has been providing laboratory equipment that better enables researchers to work under defined environmental conditions. A biosafety cabinet or biological safety cab...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 1d ago

TB Alliance Sublicenses Promising Anti-Tuberculosis Drug

TB Alliance and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) have announced a licensing agreement for the clinical development of sutezolid, an antibiotic drug candidate which demonstrated encouraging re...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 2d ago

Tracking yellow fever virus replication

Yellow fever virus (YFV) is a member of the flavivirus family that also includes Dengue and Zika virus. The virus, which is thought to infect a variety of cell types in the body, causes up t...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 3d ago

Fighting MRSA with membrane-busting compounds

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year at least 2 million people in America become infected by bacteria resistant to antibiotics, and 23,000 people die ...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 4d ago

Changes in gut microbiota after unhealthy diet examined

The intestine is covered with a plethora of microorganisms, collectively termed gut microbiota, that are thought to play an important role in regulating the metabolism and shaping the immune...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 5d ago

Efficient microbial fuel cell made from paper

Fuel cells are one of the renewable sources of energy being actively worked on by scientists. The basis of many fuel cells are specific bacteria, and a new breakthrough has been made using a...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 6d ago

Medical technologists find cheaper way to make essential medicine

Medical technologists have found a means to create an anti-fungal medication, designed to combat Cryptococcal meningitis, less expensively. The drug is intended for use in parts of Africa.A ...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 1w ago

Teixobactin: A Powerful Tool for Combating Resistant Strains

Resistance to antibiotics has grown out to be serious health dilemma. Despite this serious health crisis, no new antibiotics have been revealed since last 30 y. A new ray of hope in the form...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 1W ago

Preparation, production, storage and performance testing of culture media

Spotlight on ISO 11133:2014 “Microbiology of food, animal feed and water -- Preparation, production, storage and performance testing of culture media.”Culture media is of fundamental importa...
Pharmaceutical Microbiology · 1W ago

Light rain can spread soil bacteria far and wide

Using high-resolution imaging, researchers from MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering observed the effect of raindrops falling on dry soil laden with bacteria. When falling at speeds mi...