Monthly Archives: July 2017

Streptococcus might provoke colon cancer

Contributed by Nguyet Kong In a recent PLOS paper, researchers from Texas A&M found a bacterium, Streptococcus gallolyticus might lead to colon cancer by assisting with tumor growth that might cause more cancer-related deaths. Streptococcus has been known that there is an association with cancer, but little is known about Streptococcus role in that association. […]

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Herpesvirus Latency Bacterial Protection

Contributed by Azarene Foutouhi Herpesviridae is a large family of Herpesviruses which are named for their tendency to result in recurrent infections. After clearance of lytic infections, these viruses enter latency, a mechanism which allows them to resist elimination and establish recurrent lifelong infections. More than 90% of people have become infected with one of […]

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