News tagged with microbial dna
The human skin is home to countless microorganisms that we can't see, but these microbes help define who we are. Our invisible passengers – known as the skin microbiome - contribute to our health in numerous ways including ...
Other Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The bacteria that cause acne live on everyone's skin, yet one in five people is lucky enough to develop only an occasional pimple over a lifetime. What's their secret?
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Breast milk contains more than 700 bacteria: Microbes taken from breast milk by the infant are identified
Spanish researchers have traced the bacterial microbiota map in breast milk, which is the main source of nourishment for newborns. The study has revealed a larger microbial diversity than originally thought: ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Our bodies contain far more microbial genes than human genes. And a new study suggests that just as human DNA varies from person to person, so too does the massive collection of microbial DNA in the intestine.
Medical research Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Eliminating bacteria's DNA and boosting antimicrobial proteins that already exist may help prevent middle ear infections from reoccurring. These are the findings from a Nationwide Children's Hospital study that examined how ...
Medical research Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new long-term study of human twins by University of Colorado Boulder researchers indicates the makeup of the population of bacteria bathing in their saliva is driven more by environmental factors than heritability.
Genetics Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A University of Illinois study shows that dietary fiber promotes a shift in the gut toward different types of beneficial bacteria. And the microbes that live in the gut, scientists now believe, can support a healthy gastrointestinal ...
Health Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |