Entries by Optimezers

Startling discovery: Salmonella protein reduces drug resistance in tumors

A surprising result in an experiment on Salmonella bacteria has led to a discovery that may make drug resistant cancer cells more treatable by conventional chemotherapies. Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School have found that the Salmonella protein SipA naturally reduces a well-known drug resistant molecule found in many different types of cancer […]

The Netherlands and China collaborate to combat antibiotic resistance

The Netherlands is sharing antibiotic resistance research knowledge with China, to collaborate against antimicrobial resistance. This is an important step as resistant bacteria can travel all over the world with travellers and in food supplies. On September 20-21 Chinese and Dutch researchers are organising a conference in Bejing and Shanghai, China to discuss antibiotic resistance. […]

BRF SA and Check-Points B.V. sign new two year collaboration agreement.

BRF SA, one of the largest food companies in the world and a leading global provider of animal protein, and Check-Points B.V., a manufacturer of rapid molecular diagnostic assays for food and veterinary testing, today announced the signing of a two year supply agreement. The supply agreement covers Check-Points’ molecular Salmonella serotyping assay, Check&Trace Salmonella, […]