Tag: "devouring" at biology news
A beneficial suicide
...hil granulocytes kill bacteria very efficiently by devouring
them. After eating the germs neutrophils kill tehm...ia. Surprisingly, this process is as effective as devouring
bacteria: "NETs formed by dying granulocytes kill as many bacteria as are eaten up by living blood c...
MIT warns of dumping seafood
...or, Asia, Europe and Kenya, Louisiana crayfish are devouring
local vegetation and damaging dams. Many pathways lead to these introductions. Invasive species can travel in ship ballast water or on the hulls of ships and boats; they can escape from aquaculture facilities or be inadvertently released during trans...
Mars meteorite similar to bacteria-etched earth rocks
...chers hope to answer is whether the bacteria begin devouring
the rock as soon as they are introduced. Such a discovery would help them estimate when water and possibly life may have been introduced on Mars....
Anti cancer virotherapy well tolerated in first human administration, research finds
...duces at a rapid rate over a short period of time, devouring
the cancer cells in the process by attaching to the cells' ICAM-1 (intercellular adhesion molecule-1) and DAF (decay accelerating factor). This CVA21 technology which has been identified by Professor Shafren and his team to be effective in killing ca...