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7 results for 'Antimicrobial resistance'

Study pinpoints superbug resistance protein

Published
Thursday 28th November, 2013
Categories
Health

Researchers have identified a resistance protein that allows bacteria to survive chlorhexidine, an antiseptic commonly used in wipes, cleansers and mouthwashes in hospitals.

Unravelling the secret of antibiotic resistance

Published
Tuesday 22nd March, 2016
Categories
Science
Health

Scientists from the University of Leeds have solved a 25-year-old question about how a family of proteins allow bacteria to resist the effects of certain antibiotics.

Bacteria

Clash of the crayfish: why the Americans are winning

Published
Wednesday 14th March, 2012
Categories
Environment
Science

Aggressive American signal crayfish are threatening Yorkshire's native white-clawed crayfish populations because they have better resistance to parasites and are less fussy about what they eat.