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GlycoNet researchers tackle bacterial biofilm development and pathogenesis

GlycoNet researchers tackle bacterial biofilm development and pathogenesis

By Chardelle Prevatt The opportunistic pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa causes severe infections in patients with cystic fibrosis. In patients with compromised immune defenses, these infections can lead to serious complications, reduced quality of life, and high mortality rates. P. aeruginosa infections are challenging to treat since the bacteria coat themselves in a sticky slime or biofilm that protects them against antibiotics. […]

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