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Gene Transfer is the insertion of genetic material into a cell.
Glycans in mucus are responsible for microbe-taming, study reveals

Glycans in mucus are responsible for microbe-taming, study reveals

The language of metabolites can be decoded with new genome technology

The language of metabolites can be decoded with new genome technology

Cholera pathogen can acquire large stretches of genetic material from neighboring bacteria

Cholera pathogen can acquire large stretches of genetic material from neighboring bacteria

Cholera-causing bacteria steal large stretches of intact DNA to become more efficient

Cholera-causing bacteria steal large stretches of intact DNA to become more efficient

Study finds prevalence of antibiotic-resistant genes in groundwater

Study finds prevalence of antibiotic-resistant genes in groundwater

Phage engineering gives antibacterial therapy a new lease of life

Phage engineering gives antibacterial therapy a new lease of life

Novel viral vector improves gene therapy for sickle cell disease

Novel viral vector improves gene therapy for sickle cell disease

Faster, cheaper, better: improved gene therapy tool production

Faster, cheaper, better: improved gene therapy tool production

Superbugs spread in the absence of antibiotics

Superbugs spread in the absence of antibiotics

Newly discovered resistance-spreading mechanism is independent of the use of antibiotics

Newly discovered resistance-spreading mechanism is independent of the use of antibiotics

Researchers discover pivotal role for bacterial sex in evolution of mammalian microbiome

Researchers discover pivotal role for bacterial sex in evolution of mammalian microbiome

New method prevents the release of synthetic DNA from genetically modified cells

New method prevents the release of synthetic DNA from genetically modified cells

New technique finds medically and ecologically relevant bacteria groups

New technique finds medically and ecologically relevant bacteria groups

Coagulation factor VIIa prevents bleeds in hemophilia animal models

Coagulation factor VIIa prevents bleeds in hemophilia animal models

New genetic treatment removes antibiotic resistance from bacteria

New genetic treatment removes antibiotic resistance from bacteria

Bacteria share genes with one another, even across tissue boundaries

Bacteria share genes with one another, even across tissue boundaries

Gene transfer technique can combat diabetes-linked heart dysfunction

Gene transfer technique can combat diabetes-linked heart dysfunction

Getting closer to a scary 'post-antibiotic world'

Getting closer to a scary 'post-antibiotic world'

Researchers are developing and testing novel gene therapy to cure Crigler-Najjar syndrome

Researchers are developing and testing novel gene therapy to cure Crigler-Najjar syndrome

Gene therapy restores hearing in mice with congenital genetic deafness

Gene therapy restores hearing in mice with congenital genetic deafness