All entries for Monday 12 March 2007
March 12, 2007
Writing about web page http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/newsandevents/pressreleases/secret_of_worms/
Researchers at the University of Warwick have discovered how a protein from a bacterium acts like a cunningly designed poison pill box that could now be used as a basis of a new range of natural insecticides. It had been known that nematode worms can infect and kill insect pests with the help of a bacterium which they harbour inside their intestine.