Applied & Environmental Microbiology


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  • Antimicrobial resistance poses a significant threat to the continued successful use of antimicrobial agents for the treatment of bacterial infections.
    Antimicrobial Resistance

    Antimicrobial resistance poses a significant threat to the continued successful use of antimicrobial agents for the treatment of bacterial infections.

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  • Phage therapy uses bacterial viruses (bacteriophages) to treat bacterial infections and is widely being recognized as an alternative to antibiotics. Here is the latest research.
    Bacteriophage: Phage Therapy

    Phage therapy uses bacterial viruses (bacteriophages) to treat bacterial infections and is widely being recognized as an alternative to antibiotics. Here is the latest research.

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  • CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. This feed focuses on CRISPR-Cas applications relevant to single cell analyses. Here is the latest research.
    CRISPR & Single Cell Analyses
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    CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. This feed focuses on CRISPR-Cas applications relevant to single cell analyses. Here is the latest research.

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  • CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. Staphylococci are associated with life-threatening infections in hospitals, as well as the community. Here is the latest research on how CRISPR-Cas system can be used for treatment of Staphylococcal infections.
    CRISPR & Staphylococcus
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    CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. Staphylococci are associated with life-threatening infections in hospitals, as well as the community. Here is the latest research on how CRISPR-Cas system can be used for treatment of Staphylococcal infections.

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  • Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) are DNA sequences in the genome that are recognized and cleaved by CRISPR-associated proteins (Cas). CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. Discover the latest research on CRISPR here.
    CRISPR (general)
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    Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) are DNA sequences in the genome that are recognized and cleaved by CRISPR-associated proteins (Cas). CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. Discover the latest research on CRISPR here.

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  • CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. This feed focuses on the application of this system for gene editing and therapy in human diseases.
    CRISPR Genome Editing & Therapy
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    CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. This feed focuses on the application of this system for gene editing and therapy in human diseases.

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  • CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. This feed focuses on mechanisms that underlie deactivation of CRISPR ribonucleases. Here is the latest research.
    CRISPR Ribonucleases Deactivation
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    CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. This feed focuses on mechanisms that underlie deactivation of CRISPR ribonucleases. Here is the latest research.

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  • CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. This feed focuses on the application of CRISPR-Cas system in high-throughput genome-wide screens to identify genes that may confer drug resistance.
    CRISPR Screens in Drug Resistance

    CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. This feed focuses on the application of CRISPR-Cas system in high-throughput genome-wide screens to identify genes that may confer drug resistance.

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  • This feed focuses on the application of CRISPR-Cas system in high-throughput genome-wide screens to identify genes that affect virus-host interactions. Here is the latest research.
    CRISPR Screens in Virology
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    This feed focuses on the application of CRISPR-Cas system in high-throughput genome-wide screens to identify genes that affect virus-host interactions. Here is the latest research.

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  • Genome editing technologies enable the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) are DNA sequences in the genome that are recognized and cleaved by CRISPR-associated proteins (Cas). Here is the latest research on the use of CRISPR-Cas system in gene editing.
    CRISPR for Genome Editing
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    Genome editing technologies enable the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR) are DNA sequences in the genome that are recognized and cleaved by CRISPR-associated proteins (Cas). Here is the latest research on the use of CRISPR-Cas system in gene editing.

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  • CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. Given that genome instability and mutation is one of the hallmarks of cancer, the CRISPR-Cas system is being explored to genetically alter and eliminate cancer cells. Here is the latest research.
    CRISPR in Cancer

    CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. Given that genome instability and mutation is one of the hallmarks of cancer, the CRISPR-Cas system is being explored to genetically alter and eliminate cancer cells. Here is the latest research.

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  • The CRISPR-Cas system is a gene editing technique that can be used for high-throughput genome-wide screens to identify modes of actions of novel antibiotics. Here is the latest research.
    CRISPRi Screens for Antibiotics
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    The CRISPR-Cas system is a gene editing technique that can be used for high-throughput genome-wide screens to identify modes of actions of novel antibiotics. Here is the latest research.

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  • Viral vectors are used in biological research and therapy to deliver genetic material into cells. However, the efficiency of viral vectors varies depending on the cell type. Here is the latest research on cell-type-specific viral vectors.
    Cell-Type-Specific Viral Vectors

    Viral vectors are used in biological research and therapy to deliver genetic material into cells. However, the efficiency of viral vectors varies depending on the cell type. Here is the latest research on cell-type-specific viral vectors.

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  • CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. This technology is being investigated to combat malaria by targeting specific stretches of vector DNA and editing the genome at precise locations. Here is the latest research.
    Crispr In Malaria

    CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. This technology is being investigated to combat malaria by targeting specific stretches of vector DNA and editing the genome at precise locations. Here is the latest research.

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  • CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. However, its high frequency of off-target activity is a major concern, especially for therapeutic and clinical applications. This feed focuses on methods that can detect CRISPR off-target activity.
    Detecting CRISPR Off-Targets

    CRISPR-Cas system enables the editing of genes to create or correct mutations. However, its high frequency of off-target activity is a major concern, especially for therapeutic and clinical applications. This feed focuses on methods that can detect CRISPR off-target activity.

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  • Microbes in the gut communicate with the central nervous system (CNS) via at least three parallel and interacting channels including endocrine, nervous, and immune signaling. Here is the latest research on the brain-gut-microbiome axis.
    Gut Microbiome & the Brain

    Microbes in the gut communicate with the central nervous system (CNS) via at least three parallel and interacting channels including endocrine, nervous, and immune signaling. Here is the latest research on the brain-gut-microbiome axis.

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  • Gut microbiota composition has been implicated in neuroinflammatory responses, as well as brain aging and brain-aging related diseases like amyloid neuropathies. Here is the latest research.
    Gut Microbiota And Brain In Aging

    Gut microbiota composition has been implicated in neuroinflammatory responses, as well as brain aging and brain-aging related diseases like amyloid neuropathies. Here is the latest research.

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  • Gut microbiota has been implicated in neurodevelopment, neuroinflammatory responses, and neurological disorders. Here is the latest research on the role of gut microbiota in movement disorders.
    Gut Microbiota in Movement Disorders

    Gut microbiota has been implicated in neurodevelopment, neuroinflammatory responses, and neurological disorders. Here is the latest research on the role of gut microbiota in movement disorders.

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  • The feed focuses on the emerging role of Gut Microbiota, also known as the gastrointestinal microbiome, in Type 2 Diabetes. Deficiency in gut microbiota has been linked to type 2 diabetes.
    Gut microbiota & type 2 diabetes
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    The feed focuses on the emerging role of Gut Microbiota, also known as the gastrointestinal microbiome, in Type 2 Diabetes. Deficiency in gut microbiota has been linked to type 2 diabetes.

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  • Homology-directed repair (HDR) is a double-strand break repair pathway that can be exploited to modify genomes in many organisms. Researchers are now using the CRISPR-Cas system to control the specificity of HDR genome engineering techniques. Here is the latest research.
    HDR in Genome Engineering
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    Homology-directed repair (HDR) is a double-strand break repair pathway that can be exploited to modify genomes in many organisms. Researchers are now using the CRISPR-Cas system to control the specificity of HDR genome engineering techniques. Here is the latest research.

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  • The human microbiome refers to the collection of genomes of all the microorganisms inside the human body and on the surface. Discover the latest research on the human microbiome here.
    Human Microbiome
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    The human microbiome refers to the collection of genomes of all the microorganisms inside the human body and on the surface. Discover the latest research on the human microbiome here.

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  • This feed focuses on small molecules produced by the human microbiota. Several small molecules representing each of the major metabolic classes have been identified and implicated in several biological processes including modulation of the immune system and antibiosis. Here is the latest research.
    Human Microbiota: Small Molecules
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    This feed focuses on small molecules produced by the human microbiota. Several small molecules representing each of the major metabolic classes have been identified and implicated in several biological processes including modulation of the immune system and antibiosis. Here is the latest research.

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  • Engineered lactobacilli have successfully been tested as delivery vectors in various disease models, including models of colitis and food and mouth disease. Here is the latest research on the application of lactobacilli for health.
    Lactobacilli for Health Applications

    Engineered lactobacilli have successfully been tested as delivery vectors in various disease models, including models of colitis and food and mouth disease. Here is the latest research on the application of lactobacilli for health.

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  • This feed focuses on proteomics, transcriptomics, and metabolomics in the human microbiota, as well as on metabolic pathways and reactions that underlie physiological and biochemical properties of the cell. Here is the latest research on metabolic networks in the microbiome.
    Metabolic Networks & Microbiomes

    This feed focuses on proteomics, transcriptomics, and metabolomics in the human microbiota, as well as on metabolic pathways and reactions that underlie physiological and biochemical properties of the cell. Here is the latest research on metabolic networks in the microbiome.

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  • Metabolomics refers to the large-scale study of profiling all metabolites in biological systems in a non-targeted manner. Here is the latest research.
    Metabolomics

    Metabolomics refers to the large-scale study of profiling all metabolites in biological systems in a non-targeted manner. Here is the latest research.

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  • The human microbiome has been implicated in altering cancer susceptibility and therapeutic responses to anti-cancer agents. Here is the latest research on the influence of the microbiome and cancer.
    Microbiome & Cancer

    The human microbiome has been implicated in altering cancer susceptibility and therapeutic responses to anti-cancer agents. Here is the latest research on the influence of the microbiome and cancer.

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  • The human microbiota is composed of all microorganisms that reside inside and on the human body. This feed focuses on the collective genomes of all these microorganisms. Here is the latest research.
    Microbiome & Human Microbiota
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    The human microbiota is composed of all microorganisms that reside inside and on the human body. This feed focuses on the collective genomes of all these microorganisms. Here is the latest research.

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  • The gut microbiota shares a symbiotic relationship with the human host. Dysbiosis is linked with several neurological pathologies including Parkinson’s disease (PD). Here is the latest research on the modulation of PD by the gut microbiota.
    Microbiome Modulation in Parkinson's Disease
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    The gut microbiota shares a symbiotic relationship with the human host. Dysbiosis is linked with several neurological pathologies including Parkinson’s disease (PD). Here is the latest research on the modulation of PD by the gut microbiota.

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  • DNA origami uses a long custom single-stranded DNA scaffold to allow template assembly of numerous short oligonucleotides. Filamentous bacteriophages and related phagemids are excellent sources of scaffolds. Here is the latest research on DNA origami and phagemids.
    Phagemid & DNA Origami
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    DNA origami uses a long custom single-stranded DNA scaffold to allow template assembly of numerous short oligonucleotides. Filamentous bacteriophages and related phagemids are excellent sources of scaffolds. Here is the latest research on DNA origami and phagemids.

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  • Single cell sequencing (scs) can be harnessed to acquire the genomes, transcriptomes and epigenomes from individual cells. Here is the latest research on single cell sequencing.
    Single Cell Sequencing
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    Single cell sequencing (scs) can be harnessed to acquire the genomes, transcriptomes and epigenomes from individual cells. Here is the latest research on single cell sequencing.

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  • Single cell transcriptomics enables the examination of gene expression at an individual cell level by measuring mRNA concentration of genes. Here is the latest research.
    Single Cell Transcriptomics
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    Single cell transcriptomics enables the examination of gene expression at an individual cell level by measuring mRNA concentration of genes. Here is the latest research.

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  • Transcription activator-like effectors (TALEs) and TALE nucleases (TALENs) enable gene editing by targeting specific DNA sequences in the genome. Here is the latest research.
    TALEs and TALENs

    Transcription activator-like effectors (TALEs) and TALE nucleases (TALENs) enable gene editing by targeting specific DNA sequences in the genome. Here is the latest research.

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  • Base editing systems, including those using a uracil DNA glycosylase inhibitor, expand the scope and efficiency of genome editing technologies. The latest research in that area can be found in this feed.
    Uracil & Genome Editing

    Base editing systems, including those using a uracil DNA glycosylase inhibitor, expand the scope and efficiency of genome editing technologies. The latest research in that area can be found in this feed.

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  • Zinc-finger nucleases are engineered restriction enzymes that enable gene editing by targeting specific DNA sequences in the genome. Here is the latest research.
    Zinc Finger Nucleases
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    Zinc-finger nucleases are engineered restriction enzymes that enable gene editing by targeting specific DNA sequences in the genome. Here is the latest research.

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