When parts of a bacteria’s cell wall enter into circulation, its host experiences more severe autoimmune reactions.
A subset of skin-resident immune cells secrete the protein VEGFα to help mount a robust response to bacterial invasion.
Small fragments of the coagulating protein thrombin may reduce the likelihood of bacterial wound infection leading to sepsis
Mobile app lets scientists count bacterial colonies
The mix of microbes living in the bile duct could play a role in a rare but lethal form of cancer
The first probe for bacterial biofilms opens the door for new ways
to combat antibacterial resistance
How white blood cells jump into action in response to foreign microbes
A synthetic material that kills common bacteria in seconds could have far-reaching applications in healthcare and domestic settings
Genetic comparisons provide insight into the evolution of a crucial filament protein in animals, plants and bacteria
Antibacterial and antifouling polymer coatings could soon relegate catheter-associated infections in the blood to history
Synthetic peptides designed on the basis of naturally occurring antimicrobial peptides keep the germs at bay