Pictured is a culture of Mycobacterium tuberculosis growing colonies in the distinctive "serpentine cord" form seen in many strains of M. tuberculosis. These cords are made up of chains of cells that make chains due to a cell wall factor of MTB.
The cell wall structure of Mycobacterium is a m... Read More
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello
Special guest: Rob Knight
Vincent meets up with Rob Knight to talk about the technology that has... Read More
The TWiPanosomes solve the case about the Young Woman who Went to Belize, and relate how sandfly saliva skews the immune response and increases risk of cutaneous leishmaniasis.
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This episode: Learning things about people's identity and movements from microbial communities on their phones and shoes!
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In this paper we describe the perspective of following the achievements in medicine, where gut microbiome transplants are proving to be a powerful method to overcome several gastrointestinal disorders and many other physiological problems, to possible solve diseases in plants. There is strong si... Read More
This episode: Bacteria that swarm in the soil cooperate or compete based on one particular protein structure!
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This episode: Ahmed Gomaa and I discuss how to keep some microbes and get rid of others using bacteria's own immune system!
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The last 10 minutes or so of the Mike Tech Show podcast 447 covers Mike's music collection of some 30K tracks and he may have everything Frank ever did. He is linked to the Apple music system and your daughter might be able see what he has... Read More
E. coli was grown on MacConkey Agar (MAC) at 37 degrees for 24 hour. MAC is a Selective and Differential media used to inhibit G+ growth and some G- bacteria as well as identify and isolate lactose fermenting G- enteric bacteria mainly Enterobacteriaceae. Strong lactose fermentation produces pi... Read More
This episode: Bacteria in a volcanic mudpot require rare earth elements to grow!
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello.
Special guest: Stanley Maloy
Vincent meets up with Stan Maloy o... Read More
This episode: Some phages can fight back against bacterial defenses with recently discovered genes!
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Most of the strains used belong to the Bacillus genus and the rest are just random colorful petri dish contaminants. :-)
Author: Rositsa Tashkova, Université de Nantes, France Read More
This episode: Bacteria in and around plants can help fertilizer them, even in non-legume plants!
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Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel present a new case study, and discuss the effect of chronic malaria infection on wild warbler life span and telomere degradation.