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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Tidmarsh

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Tuberculosis in Zebrafish

TB in zebrafish give insight into how TB develops in humans
Tuberculosis in Zebrafish Research with tiny zebrafish larvae is revealing details about the infection process underlying the spread of tuberculosis (TB) that could lead to… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/tuberculosis-in-zebrafish/

Badgers; the cull or the research

Badgers; the cull or the research When we ask people what comes to mind when they think of animal research we hear a range of answers. People often remember emotive… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/badgers-the-cull-or-the-research/

Fighting the White Death: A new treatment for TB

For most people born in the United States in the past half century tuberculosis (TB) is a disease you only read about in the history books, to which it was consigned by the development of antibiotics such as streptomycin in the aftermath of the second wor…
For most people born in the United States in the past half century tuberculosis (TB) is a disease you only read about in the history books, to which it was consigned by the… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/fighting-the-white-death-a-new-treatment-for-tb/

Modified bacterium protects against TB

Mice infected with a genetically modified relative of the tuberculosis bacterium became immune to tuberculosis, a new study has shown.
Mice infected with a genetically modified relative of the tuberculosis bacterium became immune to tuberculosis, a new study has shown. The finding represents a novel way of making… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/modified-bacterium-protects-against-tb/

How TB destroys lungs

GM mice have helped identify a key enzyme responsible for destroying lung tissue in tuberculosis (TB).
GM mice have helped identify a key enzyme responsible for destroying lung tissue in tuberculosis (TB). Medicines that inhibit this enzyme are already available, so may be able to… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/how-tb-destroys-lungs/

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