Vibrio cholerae was isolated in the capital city Kathmandu , where as it causes cholerae endemic in certain remote parts in the country every year . Vibrio cholerae O1 ogawa serotype was isolated and identified after growth in TCBS agar and subcultured on HIA plate and performed oxidase test (+... Read More
This Week in Virology, the podcast about viruses, celebrates its 300th episode on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 with a live recording at the Washington, DC headquarters of the American Society for Microbiology. This special episode w... Read More
This episode: The largest virus so far has been discovered in ancient Siberian permafrost!
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Matt updates the TWiV team on MERS-coronavirus, and joins in a discussion of whether we should further regulate research on potentially pandemic pathogens.
This episode: Nitrogen-fixing bacteria could provide nitrogen to algae in biotech processes!
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Boy, it's a good time to be a dark chocolate lover.
We've noted before the growing evidence that a daily dose of the bitter bean may help reduce blood pressure. There also seems to be a link between a regular chocolate habit and lower body weight.
Now scientists are offering an explanation... Read More
Streak plate isolation of Enterobacter aerogenes grown on MacConkey agar for 24 hours at 37 degree's. Colonies grow pink due to fermentation of lactose. Read More
This episode: With guest host Susan Gardner! We discuss nitrogen-fixing plant-friendly bacteria that help plants grow in copper-contaminated soil, helping to clean it up!
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1540s, a medical word for "excess of body fluid," from Late Latin plethora, from Greek plethore "fullness," from plethein "be full" (see pleio-). Figurative meaning "too-muchness, overfullness in any respect" i... Read More
This episode: Some bacteria in the guts of healthy volunteers are able to break down gluten!
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This is a picture of the Christmas tree in the University of Colorado Hospital Microbiology Department.
The tree is adorned with homemade culture plate ornaments (one for each staff member) and topped with a stuffed Staphylococcus aureus microbe. Read More
Vincent, Alan, and Rich discuss how norovirus, an enteric virus, can replace the functions of the gut microbiome.
This episode: Gut bacteria seem to be important for different kinds of anti-cancer chemotherapy treatments!
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Vincent, Elio, and Michele review a study of the viruses and bacteria in commensal rats in New York City.
This episode: Antibiotic-degrading probiotics protect mouse gut microbes from hostile pathogen takeover after antibiotic treatment!
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Uno de los patógenos más importantes en América Latina y seguramente el mundo entero, el rotavirus, es discutido en este episodio de La Radio El Mundo de los Microbios. La Prof. Delfina Urbina, con una larga trayectoria en diferentes áreas de la Microbiología nos visita hoy. Fué Profesora Tit... Read More
This episode: Gut microbes can be different even in genetically identical mice in similar conditions!
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