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Blog – Microbiology Testing lab2024-06-07T14:11:33+01:00

From Botulism to Botox: Exploring Clostridium Botulinum

May 16th, 2024|Categories: Microbiology|

Meet Clostridium botulinum, a microbe with both impressive capabilities and serious risks. This bacterium causes botulism - a rare but severe condition that can lead to flaccid muscle paralysis and respiratory failure. However, the same characteristics that make C. botulinum lethal also can make it beneficial.

Get to know Nature’s Antimicrobial Ally: Streptomyces spp.

April 29th, 2024|Categories: Bacterial Top Facts|

These bacteria have become the most important source of antibiotics today. Streptomyces are an essential gram-positive genus, vital in producing numerous antibiotics globally. Remarkably, between 70 to 80% of natural-product antibiotics discovered trace their origins back to these microorganisms.

Exploring the Universe of Space Microbiology and the Importance of Risk Assessments for Human Space Missions

February 28th, 2024|Categories: Microbiology|

Microorganisms, the resilient inhabitants of Earth for billions of years, long before humans existed, have adapted to flourish in harsh environments. The capacity of microorganisms to withstand challenging conditions prompts a crucial question: “Can they also survive in space?”.

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