Research Team Creates Bacterial Sensor Modeled After the Immune System


Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) researchers designed a Universal Bacterial Sensor—modeled after the human innate immune system—that mimics the biological recognition of all categories of bacterial pathogens. Requiring less than a drop of blood, it detects all pathogens without prior knowledge of what they might be, before symptom onset.

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