A research group at the University of Brisbane has identified new life-sustaining bacteria that can help save marine life by helping to prevent bacterial biofilm formation.
The new bacteria are one of a handful of promising species discovered so far in seaweeds, which have become an important part of marine ecosystems.
“The bacteria have been identified as being potentially valuable in the treatment of bacterial biofilms,” Associate Professor John O’Reilly said.
“We think these are potentially life-giving bacteria and it could be a game-changer for marine life.”
It could be one of the most important things we discover in seawater.
“Dr O’Brien said the research was being published in the journal Science Advances.”
This discovery is a game changer in the marine ecosystem, it’s going to save billions of dollars in cost,” he said.
The research was conducted by Dr O’ Reilly and his colleague Dr John Oakes, with support from the Queensland Department of Primary Industries.”
If we can do something with the bacteria to help reduce the number of bacteria in the ocean, we can potentially save millions of dollars,” Dr Oakes said.
Dr Oakes is an assistant professor of biological sciences at the university.”
Bacteria are essential to the survival of all organisms, and we know that many of these bacteria are also beneficial,” he added.”
So the potential of these beneficial bacteria is enormous.
“Bacterial biofilts are a type of microorganism that grow over time and form a barrier that prevents the growth of healthy, healthy organisms.”
Some of the simplest organisms in the world are symbiotic with the Earth and other organisms.””
Biology has a great deal of symbiosis with nature.”
Some of the simplest organisms in the world are symbiotic with the Earth and other organisms.
“The research team has been able to identify new bacterial species from seaweed which have been successfully cultivated in a laboratory.
The researchers then used an automated process to grow new bacteria from the algae.”
They were able to grow these bacteria from seaweeds that had been used as growth mediums, and then we used the process to create bacteria from those seaweeds,” Dr Kavita Ramakrishnan, from Queensland’s University of Technology said.
The researchers were able for the first time to produce bacteria from algae, a process that takes around two weeks.
The process was also used to grow bacteria from plant material.
Dr Ramakbhans lab is focused on how to use bacteria to make biofilting agents that would combat bacterial bio-fungi.”
You can do that by increasing the amount of nutrients that you have available in the environment, so that the bacteria can grow and reproduce,” Dr Ramakhambhans said.
She said the algae produced in her lab are able to produce the bacteria for the production of the bacterial biofilter, which is then able to help protect the algae from harmful bacterial organisms.
Dr Rohan Narayanan, from Imperial College London’s School of Biology, said the process was able to create bacterial biofuels that could be applied to the manufacture of biofuel.
Scientists from the university have been studying biofueling to find a solution to the world’s growing energy problems.
Dr Narayanani said the new discovery was a “game changer” in the fight against biofueled biofuel.”
Our work has shown that these new bacterial biofiltration agents can be used to help to create biofueltip that is more sustainable,” he noted.”
In fact, the researchers have shown that by adding the bacteria in this way, they can grow up to 12 times faster than the normal growth rate of these microbes in seawaters.
“Once they’re grown up they can produce these biofuils which are much more economical than conventional biofuilities, which would be costly to produce.”