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Quorum sensing as a target of antimicrobial therapy
May 21, 18
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With the emergence of antibiotic resistance, one goal of research scientists has been to understand through which medium bacteria communicate, and how we may inhibit this conversation.

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Jan 19, 18
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Pomegranate has been used traditionally for infections worldwide, with studies showing the peel extract to have antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and antioxidant effects.

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Aug 28, 17
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Biofilms are formations that occur when a group of microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses attach themselves to a surface and create a colony. These biofilms form themselves into a type of ‘shield’ that has a glue-like consistency, often referred to as ‘slime’.

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Quorum Sensing with Belinda Reynolds

Aug 23, 17
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Today Belinda Reynolds takes us through: How might knowledge of quorum sensing and biofilm disruption change treatment strategies? 

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Jul 10, 17
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The important antioxidant N-acetylcysteine is at the centre of an expanding field of research investigating its benefits in chronic and persistent infections.

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Biofilms and Chronic Infections with Helen Padarin

Sep 14, 16
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In this podcast we're joined by Helen Padarin, who shares her valuable clinical expertise treating infections, biofilms and gut imbalances.

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