Coral researchers find link between bacterial genus and disease susceptibility

IMAGE: Healthy and diseased Acropora cervicornis (OSU College of Science) view more  Credit: (OSU College of Science) CORVALLIS, Ore. – Corals that appear healthy are more prone to getting sick when they’re home to too many parasitic bacteria, new research at Oregon State University shows. Supported by the National Science Foundation, the study, published in Environmental […]

New species of the listeria genus discovered and baptised

UCH Professor Juan José Quereda. Credit: Asociación RUVID It is estimated that only 1% of bacteria are pathogenic for humans or animals. Among them, the bacterial genus Listeria has been widely studied as it contains two species, Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria ivanovii, which are pathogenic, causing the disease known as listeriosis. Until now, the genus […]