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Tag: Valérie de Crécy-Lagard

So-Called ‘Longevity Vitamin’ Might Hold More Importance than Scientists Thought

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New research from a University of Florida microbiologist shows that disease-causing bacteria compete with their human hosts for a key micronutrient. Although queuine (pronounced KYOO-in) has been identified as essential to human… Read More

UF researchers find potential malaria treatment may extend to Legionnaires’ disease, botulism

Caption at the bottom of the page. Click here for full image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have found that a potential strategy for treating malaria also extends to the bacteria behind maladies… Read More

UF researchers find new chink in a ‘superbug’s’ armor

By: Stu Hutson 352-392-0400Source(s): Valérie de Crécy-Lagard, vcrecy@ufl.edu, 352-392-9416, http://microcell.ufl.edu/deCrecy.html View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Infections from drug-resistant forms of Staphylococcus bacteria are skyrocketing and have even recently made headlines by debilitating some of the… Read More