Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 17th, 2000
Specifically, they have created a beneficial bacterium that expresses antibodies that can kill the pathogen that causes thrush - an infection caused by Candida albicans that can lead to sore throats in immunocompromised patients or, more commonly, vaginal yeast infections in women.
The work was described in the September 29, 2000, issue of the journal Nature by Luciano Polonelli, Universita degli Studi di Parma, and colleagues.
The researchers enabled the beneficial bacterium Streptococcus gordonii to produce...
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