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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 health – a… 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 such as Legionnaires’… 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 NFL’s toughest players…. Read More