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Muchosporangia

SCIENTISTS DISCOVER NEW MECHANISM OF DRUG RESISTANCE - Microorganisms like bacteria and fungi can evade treatment by acquiring mutations in the genes targeted by antibiotics or antifungal drugs.

   
Muchosporangia

RECALLED YOGURT CONTAINED HIGHLY PATHOGENIC MOLD  - Samples isolated from recalled Chobani yogurt have been found to contain the most virulent form of a fungus called Mucor circinelloides, which is associated with infections in immune-compromised people.

   
Cryptococcus

DEADLY HUMAN PATHOGEN CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS FULLY SEQUENCED  - Duke researchers have sequenced the entire genome and all the RNA products of the most important pathogenic lineage of Cryptococcus neoformans, a strain called H99.

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