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Bacterial Booby Traps Revealed
02.07.2013

Toxin-antitoxin gene pairs make a quick suicide mechanism for bacteria facing viral invasion

Human cells light up with green fluorescent markers after being penetrated by a genetically engineered virus coated with the VSV envelope protein
05.06.2013

How does a helpful virus often used for gene therapy break into cells?

Seagoing research team (l-r) Uri Sheyn, Dr. Miguel Frada, Shlomit Sharoni, Daniella Schatz, Dr. Assaf Vardi and Dr. Yoav Lehan
06.08.2012

Dr. Assaf Vardi and his Weizmann team joined a month-long research cruise to study the life cycle of a tiny microorganism

Electron micrograph of bacteriophages Image: Dr Graham Beards, Wikimedia Commons
17.07.2012

The beneficial bacteria in our guts are open to attack from viruses

Drs. Rotem Sorek and Adi Stern. Bacteria's Achilles heel
28.03.2011

Autoimmune disease in bacteria: The finding could lead to new kinds of antibiotics.

degraded collagen
19.04.2017

A series of studies has shown that the connective tissue surrounding our cells plays a very active role in human health and disease ...

Upon infection, bacterial viruses (phages) release communication molecules that tell later phage generations whether it is preferable to attack their host cells or lie dormant
18.01.2017

Viruses that infect bacteria communicate to coordinate infection

Dr Daniella Schatz
04.08.2016

A viral infection in marine microorganisms has consequences for the entire planet 

alagal bloom in the North Sea
13.07.2015

Sea breezes may play an unwitting role in the decimation of giant algal blooms

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