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Discovery in C. difficile biology opens new window to developing treatments for dangerous infections

Discovery in C. difficile biology opens new window to developing treatments for dangerous infections
A process called sporulation that helps the dangerous bacterium Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) to survive inhospitable conditions and spread is regulated by epigenetics, factors that affect gene expression beyond the DNA genetic code, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai report. This is the first discovery that...