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Chapter 8 DNA: The Molecule of Heredity. 8-1 DNA  1928 Frederick Griffith: How does bacteria cause pneumonia? Isolated two strains of pneumonia bacteria.

from Scoop.it

Pneumonia bacteria found to harm DNA in lung cells, using hydrogen peroxide to cause double-strand breaks

The bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae, a common cause of pneumonia,can damage DNA in lung cells, a new study shows. (Image: Janice Carr/CDC/edited by MIT News)

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Bacterial pneumonia is an infection of the lungs usually caused by bacteria. People with bacterial pneumonia will usually complain of mucus production, coughing, a steady shortness breath, and/or chest pain. Bacteria are kept from infecting a person’s lungs because the immune system fights it off from the lungs. In cases of bacterial pneumonia, bacteria can …

from ScienceDaily

Pneumonia bacterium leaves tiny lesions in the heart, study finds

A new study shows that a strain of bacteria was able to kill pneumonia inside the lungs of sick rats.

from DIY Natural Home Remedies

Best DIY Natural Decongestants

3 Best DIY Natural Decongestants Cold, allergies, bacteria, fungi, respiratory problems (like asthma, flu, pneumonia and bronchitis), stress, etc. are some of the causes of congestion. Here we are going to know about 3 best natural decongestants used to thin the mucus, clear the nasal passage and prevent congestion. #Cold #allergies #bacteria #fungi #respiratoryproblems #HomeRemedies #DIY

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