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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

(l-r) Prof. Rotem Sorek, Maya Shamir and Daniel Dar
14.04.2016

A Weizmann team find new RNA switches for antibiotic resistance

built by bacteria
07.03.2016

The biomineral structures built by biofilm-forming bacteria may abet antibiotic resistance

biological clock
21.10.2014

Proper coordination between our gut bacteria and our biological clocks may be crucial for...

Tunneling electron microscope image captures two goblet cells secreting their contents into the intestine
12.03.2014

Substances secreted by unique cells in the gut lining keep bacteria in their place

Bacterial Booby Traps Revealed
02.07.2013

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

Live two-photon microscopy of the small intestine
07.05.2013

How does the immune system in the gut distinguish between helpful microbes and those that wish us harm?

 

 

(l-r) Osnat Tirosh, Nir Fluman and Prof. Eitan Bibi
29.11.2012

Scientists reveal one of bacteria’s secret weapons against antibiotics

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