Monday, 7 October 2013

Recruiting E. coli to combat hard-to-treat bacterial infections :"Reprogramming Microbes to Be Pathogen-Seeking Killers"

E. coli is best known for making people sick, but scientists have reprogrammed it to sense and kill off slimy groups of bacteria known as biofilms, which are responsible for hard-to-treat infections that occur in the lungs, bladder and on implanted medical devices.

Read more: via the American Chemical Society