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2011-05-24 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A revolutionary way of using a next generation sequencing platform enables us to identify and describe whole populations of bacteria in areas of the body such as the genital tract according to an article in the newly released June issue of leading journal, Systems Biology in Reproductive Medicine. The new strategy for using the Illumina Genome Analyzer sequencing platform provides scientists with a cost-effective and clear picture of life inside...

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2010-01-20 10:25:00

Why does an apple a day keep the doctor away? New research published in the open access journal BMC Microbiology contributes to our understanding of why eating apples is good for you. Microbiologists from the National Food Institute at the University of Denmark fed rats on a diet that was rich in whole apples, apple juice, pur©e or pomace, or put them on a control diet. They then analyzed the microbial content of the rats' digestive systems to see if eating apples had any impact on the...


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