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Archive | November, 2016

omnipath

Omnipath sends strong signal

Combining the power of 27 data resources, Omnipath [http://omnipathdb.org] helps researchers see biological signalling pathways with unprecedented accuracy. Developed by researchers in the UK and Germany and published in Nature Methods, OmniPath offers a comprehensive, unified collection of literature-curated signalling pathways based on an analysis of 41 000 scientific papers. All the functions happening in […]

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Clostridium botulinum

Diversity in C. botulinum germination

A new study from the Institute of Food Research has filled a gap in our knowledge of germination of Clostridium botulinum, one of the most dangerous causes of food poisoning. C. botulinum bacteria produce a highly potent neurotoxin that if present in the body causes botulism, which often leads to paralysis and sometimes death. The […]

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