Researchers unlock cancer-causing mechanism of E. coli toxin with synthetic biology approach

An inter-disciplinary team of researchers has unraveled how a toxin released by Escherichia coli (E. coli) – a human gut bacteria, is connected to colorectal cancer, offering new insights to the health impact of this prevalent bacteria and facilitating future research on the prevention of this third most common cancer worldwide.

Quelle: Sciencedaily