On This Week in Microbiology, the microbiological safety of herbs in the United Kingdom, and how a peptide from the milkweed bug binds the ribosome and inhibits bacterial protein synthesis. Read more →
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Michael Schmidt, Elio Schaechter and Michele Swanson discuss the ocelloid and an evolutionary battle for iron between mammalian transferrin and bacterial transferrin-binding protein. Read more →
The purpose of this blog is to share my appreciation for the width and depth of the microbial activities on this planet. I will emphasize the unusual and the unexpected phenomena for which I have a special fascination... (more)
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