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Listeria is a bacterial genus containing seven species. Named after the English pioneer of sterile surgery, Joseph Lister, Listeria species are Gram-positive bacilli and are typified by ''L. monocytogenes'', the causative agent of listeriosis.
Excessive salt intake weakens the immune system

Excessive salt intake weakens the immune system

A high salt intake impairs immune response, study suggests

A high salt intake impairs immune response, study suggests

SFU researchers help discover potential new drug to kill superbugs

SFU researchers help discover potential new drug to kill superbugs

Scientists 'knock out' gene in myeloid cells to create listeriosis-immune mice

Scientists 'knock out' gene in myeloid cells to create listeriosis-immune mice

Researchers discover a defense mechanism that protects cells from microbial attacks

Researchers discover a defense mechanism that protects cells from microbial attacks

Novel composite could help to reduce foodborne illness outbreaks

Novel composite could help to reduce foodborne illness outbreaks

Ommochromes have antimicrobial, antioxidant and antimutagenic properties

Ommochromes have antimicrobial, antioxidant and antimutagenic properties

Scientists sheds light on small protein and its role in immune response

Scientists sheds light on small protein and its role in immune response

Bacteriophages could treat E. coli without damaging the gut, new study says

Bacteriophages could treat E. coli without damaging the gut, new study says

BfR symposium: Current trends and causes of foodborne disease outbreaks

BfR symposium: Current trends and causes of foodborne disease outbreaks

Researchers produce synthetic phages that attack broader range of bacterial strains

Researchers produce synthetic phages that attack broader range of bacterial strains

Researchers develop new genomic analysis method for identifying Yersinia strains

Researchers develop new genomic analysis method for identifying Yersinia strains

New study shows how immune cells process and use energy

New study shows how immune cells process and use energy

Researchers discover most virulent representatives of listeriosis pathogen

Researchers discover most virulent representatives of listeriosis pathogen

IDT chosen as primary supplier of NGS oligo products for Clear Labs’ NGS-based food safety platform

IDT chosen as primary supplier of NGS oligo products for Clear Labs’ NGS-based food safety platform

Comprehensive gene activity database could significantly reduce animal use

Comprehensive gene activity database could significantly reduce animal use

NHS braces itself for more deaths following listeria outbreak

NHS braces itself for more deaths following listeria outbreak

Study uncovers how simpler organisms manage recycling of incomplete proteins

Study uncovers how simpler organisms manage recycling of incomplete proteins

Brazilian researchers reveal bactericidal action mechanism of violacein

Brazilian researchers reveal bactericidal action mechanism of violacein

Key proteins can block Listeria without triggering the death of host cells

Key proteins can block Listeria without triggering the death of host cells