Tag: biofilm

Dr Sherwani identified biofilm as a tool of infection in H.pylori causing cancer

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article image C2 FUUAST: The young and dynamic microbiologist Dr Sikandar K. Sherwani of Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Karachi identified Biofilm as a tool of infection in World’s first cancer causing bacterium – H. pylori, while working on Helicobacter pylori biofilm formation aspect in his Deans’ granted research project. He identified Biofilm a sugary slimy layer-for […]…Read More

Our natural products: Effective against nasty biofilm forming bugs

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article image Biofilm is in fact a home of microbial community but highly detrimental against human health. If we look around in our life, at first glance, it is not really clear what dental plaque is the persistent slime in your shower drain-out and ultimately converted into slippery submerged rock. They are actually hibernating home of microbes, even the deadly pathogens. The biofilm in fact is a virulence factor of a bug that enhances its power to cause serious infection. According to…Read More