Agrobacterium

Agrobacterium – plants can also get sick

The world of biotechnology is developing not only thanks to animal organisms. Well, he also uses various types of plants. One example where this field of science is based on the study of plant structures is the use of bacteria from the genus Agrobacterium. These pathogens are unusual because they revolutionized the molecular genetics of...

What are retroviruses?

What are retroviruses?

Today we will look at viruses that have RNA in their structure, namely retroviruses. As we delve into the topic of immunology, we come across such creations as viruses. Viruses themselves are small microbes that infect human cells. Once infected, they use these cells as a replication site. In addition, viruses have many points of...

Hypertension - a big problem of the 21st century

Hypertension – a big problem of the 21st century

Some of the most common conditions among patients are cardiovascular diseases. One of them is the hypertension we are discussing. According to statistics conducted by the WHO, there are currently about 1.28 trillion adult patients in the world suffering from this ailment. According to data from the National Health Fund, in 2018. there were 9.9...

Diabetes

Diabetes – a common disease of the 21st century

In recent years, we can see a systematic increase in the incidence of diabetes detection among the Polish population. At this point, the incidence of diabetes is about 6.54%, which is about 2 million people per country's population. How can we limit the growth of these numbers? What is diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a chronic...