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  1. Journal Highlight - Saccharomyces cerevisiae. A chassis cell for biofuel production?
    Journal Highlight - Saccharomyces cerevisiae. A chassis cell for biofuel production?

    This paper evaluates the use of natural ethanol producer Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a suitable chassis for biofuel production from lignocellulose fermentation.

  2. Journal Highlight - HOW ANTHRAX SPORES GROW IN CULTURED HUMAN TISSUES
    Journal Highlight - HOW ANTHRAX SPORES GROW IN CULTURED HUMAN TISSUES

    Cultured human lung cells infected with a benign version of anthrax spores have yielded insights into how anthrax grows and spreads in exposed people. The study, published in the Journal of Applied Microbiology, will help provide credible data for human health related to anthrax exposure and help officials better understand risks related to a potential anthrax attack.

  3. ESCMID launches two new breakthrough study groups for forensic and veterinary microbiology
    ESCMID launches two new breakthrough study groups for forensic and veterinary microbiology

    The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) have launched two new study groups; the Forensic and Postmortem Microbiology Study Group (ESGFOR) and the Veterinary Microbiology Study Group (ESGVM).

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