The Janus Corner


Pharmacognosy Communications,2019,9,2,80-81.
Published:April 2019
Type:The Janus Corner

The Janus Corner

Amelia Joy Toll Scheider1,2

1Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA.

2Envato Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA


Made famous in the early 2000s for its use in biological warfare, anthrax is a deadly disease caused by the sporulating bacterium Bacillus anthracis. In addition to the danger it poses to humans, anthrax also infects livestock with an extremely high mortality rate. Bacterial spores can then put farmers at risk, who encounter diseased carcasses, at risk of infection. Research by Dr. Mitchell Wright (A postdoctoral researcher at Griffith University) and Dr. Ian Cock (Senior lecturer and principal investigator of the project) into natural therapies for anthrax has generated significant results. Read more...


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