Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) is a gram-positive bacterium (1) first isolated from the saliva of a patient with rabies by Pasteur in 1881.
Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus
Impatiens necrotic spot virus (INSV) is a common plant virus found throughout the world. INSV causes a wide variety of symptoms and is named after the characteristic necrotic spots and rings formed by some plant species infected with this virus. INSV can be difficult to manage because it is spread by thrips. Investing in virus free propagating material, monitoring and managing thrip levels, and testing and destroying infected plants are key to control this virus in plant production facilities.
Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 clinical application
Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2), a platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase, is a type of phospholipase that is closely related to arteriosclerosis and ischemic cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases in recent years. A2 superfamily, a new inflammatory marker and an independent risk factor.
Beta-lactamases, or β-lactamases, are enzymes which are produced by bacteria. Bacteria can benefit from them by obtaining multi-resistance to β-lactam antibiotics which include penicillins, cephamycins, and carbapenems (ertapenem). β-lactam is a four-atom ring structure, and is shared by the β-lactam antibiotics. Through hydrolysis, β-lactamases break the β-lactam ring open, deactivating the molecule's antibacterial properties. And thus provides the resistance against β- lactam antibiotics.
Dexamethasone Side Effects: some basic knowledge you should know
Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid indicated for allergic states, dermatologic diseases, endocrine disorders, gastrointestinal diseases, hematologic disorders, neoplastic diseases, nervous system, ophthalmic diseases, renal diseases, respiratory diseases, and rheumatic disorders.
A Simple Summary of ochratoxin
Ochratoxin is a kind of mycotoxin discovered by a research group in South Africa and is a carcinogenic substance.
Malachite green (MG) Detection Knowledge
Malachite green (MG) is a metallic-looking crystal.It dissolves in water easily as a blue-green solution.It is a toxic chemical primarily used as a dye and has been found very effective in treating parasites,fungal infections, and bacterial infections in fish and fish eggs. On uptake, MG is rapidly reduced into leucomalachite green (LMG) and deposited in the fatty tissue of the fish with little MG remaining.
Fipronil Contamination in Eggs
Several European Countries as well as Hong Kong and Switzerland have received eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil, the European Commission says. The Fipronil Eggs contamination is an incid...
Rubella, also known as German measles, is a disease caused by the rubella virus.
Introduction of Bence Jones Protein
A Bence Jones protein is a substance found in the urine of people with multiple myeloma, a disease where blood cells in the bone marrow become malignant, or cancerous. Bence Jones proteins may also be found in the urine in association with certain other cancers of the blood. The protein was named after the English physician who discovered it, Henry Bence Jones.