Monday, February 23, 2015

BacterioFiles 203 - P. putida Promotes Plant Pollutant Purification

This episode: Bacteria living in plants could help plants clean up cancer-causing pollutants!

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Show notes:
News item/Journal Paper

NCSU Master's of Microbial Biotechnology Website
Paul Hamilton: website/email

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  • Human skin fungus surprisingly found in harsh ocean environments
  • Using bacteria to remove stinky compounds from wastewater
  • Making painkillers from microbes instead of plants
  • Fungal parasites only influence behavior of their specific ant host species

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