Day: July 17, 2013

UCI’s taekwondo team members win national titles

UC Irvine’s taekwondo team, part of the campus’s club sports program, is racking up national tournament titles this summer.

Probiotic bacterium lessens severity of salmonella infections by hoarding iron

Irvine, Calif., July 17, 2013 — UC Irvine microbiologists have learned how a probiotic bacterium used to treat irritable bowel syndrome can soothe gut bacterial infections caused by salmonella, paving the way for potential relief from foodborne illnesses that affect millions of people annually. Manuela Raffatellu, assistant professor of microbiology & molecular genetics, and colleagues […]