We have a deep and long-term relationship with bacteria as our bodies, inside and out are swarming with these tiny microscopic cells. Some are friends others are foes. Which are the good guys and which types would do us harm? Find out in this guide to the relationships between bacteria and humans.
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An introduction to one of the most vital process of the human body – nucleic acid replication and protein synthesis.
Acinetobacter bacteria are a hazard for hospital patients, especially military personnel who have been injured. Those who are being treated in the intensive care ward of the hospital and the severely ill are also at risk.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a small bacterium that can cause Mycoplasma pneumonia, a form of pneumonia. It was once thought of as a simple organism, but a studies of its genome and proteome have revealed that it is much more complex and sophisticated than previously thought.
Gas gangrene is a condition where anaerobic bacteria release toxins that cause tissue death, and if not treated can be fatal. It usually occurs at trauma and wound sites.