27 Apr 2017
19 Apr 2017
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) officially defined probiotics as "live microorganisms which when ingested in adequate amounts confer a health benefit to the host.
05 Apr 2017
The overall objective of the European infrastructure project VetBioNet is to establish a comprehensive network of pre-eminent high-containment research facilities, academic institutes, international organizations and industry partners that is dedicated to advance research on epizootic and zoonotic diseases and to promote technological developments.
29 Mar 2017
It has been demonstrated that under static conditions, pili are involved in self-aggregation and modify the architecture of a growing biofilm. To provide a deeper understanding of the role played by pili in biofilm formation, we focused on the influence of different pilins and sortase C on (i) the adhesion of cells to surfaces under dynamic conditions, and (ii) the nanomechanical properties of pili using single-molecule force spectroscopy.