Prokaryote
3D animation of a prokaryotic cell that shows all the elements that compose it.A prokaryote is a single-celled organism that lacks a membrane-bound nucleus (karyon), mitochondria, or any other membr...
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Some bacteria eat pure electricity.
Meet the bacteria that eat and breathe electricity
WATCH: Bacteria Invade Antibiotics And Transform Into Superbugs
If you've ever wanted to watch a superbug evolve before your very eyes, you're in luck. In a creative stroke inspired by Hollywood wizardry, scientists have designed a simple way to observe how bacter...
Scientists Find New Antibiotic In The Human Nose
Scientists have discovered a bacterium living inside the human nose that produces an antibiotic capable of killing one of the most hard-to-treat pathogens — a pathogen that causes serious, even deadly...
Rio Olympic Games: 'Super Bacteria' Discovered In Rio's Waters As Olympics Near
A drug-resistant bacteria is growing below Rio de Janeiro's most stunning beaches. A group of Brazilian scientists have detected a drug-resistant bacteria growing off of some of Rio de Janeiro's most ...
Scientists Turn Bacteria Into Living Hard Drives
​Living organisms can store lines of code and pass them down to their progeny.​
Dust From Sahara Makes Significant Impact On Caribbean Sea Ecosystem, Research Shows
Atmospherically transported dust from the Sahara Desert, the largest desert in the world, is bringing iron and other nutrients to underwater plants in the Caribbean, but bacteria may be the first thin...
CDC: Obscure Blood Infection Spreads To Second State
An unprecedented outbreak of a rare blood infection caused by the Elizabethkingia bacteria has crossed from Wisconsin into Michigan, officials said.
Why You Should Take Your Shoes Off Before Entering Your Home, Backed By Science
While it may be commonplace in most Asian countries, the cultural norm of taking your shoes off before entering your home has yet to catch on in Europe and America. In Asian cultures it’s easily unde...
New "Superbug" Gene Found In Animals And People In China
A new gene that makes bacteria highly resistant to a last-resort class of antibiotics has been found in people and pigs in China - including in samples of bacteria with epidemic potential, researchers...
Deep-Sea Bacteria Could Help Neutralize Greenhouse Gas, Researchers Find
Carbon dioxide, a major contributor to the buildup of atmospheric greenhouse gases, can be captured and neutralized in a process known as sequestration. Most atmospheric carbon dioxide is produced fro...
A Microbiologist Recreated 'Starry Night' With Bacteria In A Petri Dish
If only Vincent van Gogh could have lived to see this strikingly accurate reproduction of his iconic "Starry Night" -- especially since, instead of oil on canvas, the work is a bacteria on petri. Beca...
Researchers Develop Novel Theoretical Approach To Reduce Antibiotic Resistance
It is estimated that each year in the United States 2 million people become infected with bacteria that are resistant to one or more types of antibiotics, and at least 23,000 people will die because ...
Has the secret to eternal life been found? Russian scientist says he is stronger and healthier after injecting himself with 3.5 MILLION year old immortal bacteria
A Russian scientist has injected himself with a 3.5 million year old 'eternal life' bacteria found in the Siberian permafrost - and says he is stronger and never gets ill.
Researchers Identify Signature Of Microbiomes Associated With Schizophrenia
In the most comprehensive study to date, researchers at the George Washington University have identified a potential link between microbes (viruses, bacteria and fungi) in the throat and schizophrenia...
Risk Of Premature Birth Linked To Vaginal Bacteria
Trillions of microbes share our bodies, living on the skin or in the gut, mouth or vagina, what scientists call our microbiome. Many of these germs play critical roles in health, from good digestion t...
Archaea
The Archaea (/ɑrˈkiːə/ or /ɑrˈkeɪə/; singular archaeon) constitute a domain or kingdom of single-celled microorganisms. These microbes are prokaryotes, meaning that they have no cell nucleus or any ot...
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Bacteria
Bacteria (/bækˈtɪəriə/; singular: bacterium) constitute a large domain of prokaryotic microorganisms. Typically a few micrometres in length, bacteria have a number of shapes, ranging from spheres to r...
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Prokaryotic cytoskeleton
The prokaryotic cytoskeleton is the collective name for all structural filaments in prokaryotes. It was once thought that prokaryotic cells did not possess cytoskeletons, but advances in visualization...
Prokaryotic cytoskeleton - Wikipedia
Prokaryotic transcription
Prokaryotic transcription could mean:
Thermoanaerobacter
Thermoanaerobacter is a genus in the phylum Firmicutes (Bacteria). Members of this genus are thermophilic and anaerobic, several of them were previously described as Clostridium species and members of...
Small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), also termed bacterial overgrowth, or Small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome (SBBOS), is a disorder of excessive bacterial growth in the small intestine...
Small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome - Wikipedia
Brazilian purpuric fever
Brazilian purpuric fever (BPF) is an illness of children caused by the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae biogroup aegyptius which is ultimately fatal due to sepsis. BPF was first recognized in the São ...
Nitrosopumilaceae
The Nitrosopumilaceae are a family of the Archaea order Nitrosopumilales.
Adhaeribacter
Adhaeribacter is a genus in the phylum Bacteroidetes (Bacteria).
The name Adhaeribacter derives from:Latin v. adhaereo -ere, to adhere to, stick to; New Latin masculine gender noun, a rodbacter, n...
Pseudomonas migulae
Pseudomonas migulae is a fluorescent, Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium isolated from natural mineral waters in France. Based on 16S rRNA analysis, P. migulae has been placed in the P. fluorescens g...
Halopiger
In taxonomy, Halopiger is a genus of the Halobacteriaceae.
Pseudomonas mucidolens
Pseudomonas mucidolens is a Gram-negative, non-sporulating, motile, rod bacterium that causes mustiness in eggs. Based on 16S rRNA analysis, P. mucidolens has been placed in the P. fluorescens group.<...
Pullulanase
Pullulanase (EC 3.2.1.41, limit dextrinase, amylopectin 6-glucanohydrolase, bacterial debranching enzyme, debranching enzyme, alpha-dextrin endo-1,6-alpha-glucosidase, R-enzyme, pullulan alpha-1,6-glu...