Pathogen

  • (noun): Any disease-producing agent (especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism).

Some articles on pathogen, pathogens:

Pathogenomics
... Pathogen infections are among the leading causes of infirmity and mortality among humans and animals in the world ... it has been difficult to compile information to understand the generation of pathogen virulence factors as well as pathogen behaviour in a host environment ... The bulk of pathogenomics research concerns itself with pathogens that affect human health however, studies also exist for plant and animal infecting microbes ...
Stemphylium Solani
... Weber is a plant pathogen fungus in the phylum Ascomycota ... It is the causal pathogen for grey leaf spot in tomatoes and leaf blight in alliums and cotton, though a wide range of additional species can serve as hosts ... Resistant varieties of tomato and cotton are common, though the pathogen remains an important disease in Chinese garlic cultivation ...
Pathogenomics - Microbe Analysis
... Pathogens may be prokaryotic (archaea or bacteria), single-celled Eukarya or viruses ... of this bias in reporting, many of the dynamic genomic events are similar across all the types of pathogen organisms ... does not focus exclusively on understanding pathogen-host interaction ...
Pathogenomics - Host Microbe Analysis - Eco-evo Perspective
... The "eco-evo" perspective on pathogen-host interactions emphasizes the influences ecology and the environment on pathogen evolution ... case Yersinia pestis, evolves from a gastrointestinal pathogen to a very highly pathogenic microbe through dynamic genomic events ...
Lactonase - Applications
... Pseudomonas aeruginosa, is an AHL-producing bacteria an opportunistic pathogen that infects immuno-compromised patients, and is found in lung infections of cystic fibrosis ... reduction in virulence of the pathogen ... Erwinia carotovora is a plant pathogen that causes soft rot in a number of crops such as potatoes and carrots by using N-hexanoyl-l-HSL (C6-HSL) quorom ...