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Bioengineering production strains - Microbia develops new methods

The recently published issue of Nature Biotechnology outlines a new method developed by Microbia Ltd.'s scientists for rapidly identifying genes required for the production of industrial molecules produced in microbes. This is an advancement in the company's ability to improve the properties// of microbial cells for biomanufacturing pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals. This new technology enables...

The Polymicrobial Nature Of Diabetic Foot Infections

Foot infections are a major cause for hospitalization of patients with diabetes. Foot ulceration and infection are risks for subsequent amputation. Ischemia, neuropathy, and infection in patients with diabetes combine to produce tissue necrosis and ulcers//. Diabetic foot infections are generally polymicrobial in nature. ..Early recognition of lesions and prompt initiation of appropriate antibiot...

Anti-Microbial Coating For Use Over Biomedical Devices Developed

The application of anti-microbial coating over artificial implants such as hip, knee implants and catheters have been found to reduce the infection rates following surgery. // This would indirectly be associated with a significant reduction in the health care cost and an improvement in the quality of life of the patients. ..Following surgery, the implantable devices are prone for infection. In a...

Introduction of Microbial Organisms: A Possible Treatment for Asthma

According to the researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) it is possible to treat asthma in children using micro organisms. // Probiotics supplements in infants and children are a novel method for the primary prevention of asthma. Michael Cabana, MD, chief of the Department of General Pediatrics at UCSF Children's Hospital and principal investigator for the study said tha...

Misuse Of Anti-Microbial Drugs Have Given Rise To Multidrug-resistant TB Strains

The World Health Organization conducted a survey in 79 countries under the Global Project on Anti-Tuberculosis Drug Resistance Surveillance, which was set up in 1994// , and found high levels of Multidrug-resistant TB strains worldwide. These were more prevalent in certain parts of former Soviet Union and parts of China and India . ....About one third of the world's population is supposed to be...
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