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2014-09-23 12:29:58

DUBLIN, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b7c3nq/india_probiotic) has announced the addition of the "India Probiotic Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b7c3nq/india_probiotic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Over the past few years, India has been witnessing a large number of deaths...

2014-09-23 12:29:44

BURNABY, Canada, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising health concerns, growing risk of stress and lifestyle related disorders and increasing number of foreign and domestic players in the market are propelling the demand for probiotic in India The India Probiotic market is emerging as one of the most high growth potential markets worldwide due to multiple factors such as growing health concerns among consumers especially among the youth, changing food consumption...

2014-09-22 23:11:25

Market Size - $32.05 Billion in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 7.3%, Market Trends – Rising health awareness among consumers - New report by Grand View Research. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/probiotics-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The global market for probiotics is expected to reach USD 52.34 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing consumer awareness regarding gut...

2014-09-22 16:26:20

LONDON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About AntibioticsAntibacterial drugs are chemical compounds used to kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria. The term "antibiotic" is often used synonymously with antibacterial; however, the term "antibiotic" was originally coined to refer to the antibacterial compounds of microbial origin. Antibacterial acts via various mechanisms such as the inhibition of cell wall synthesis, the inhibition of nucleic acid synthesis, the disruption of the cell...

2014-09-22 08:28:48

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harvard Medical School - Division of Nutrition will be hosting its annual symposium on probiotics on Sept 22 and 23 in Boston, MA. This symposium is intended to provide an overview of the latest scientific evidence related to gut microbiota and probiotics and their importance across the human life span. For more information refer to: http://harvardprobioticssymposium.org/about/ Kibow Biotech Inc, the winner of recently held...

2014-09-19 12:25:43

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Human Microbiome (Diabetes, Obesity, Autoimmune, Cancer, Diarrhea, Mental Disorder) Market - Forecast to 2023" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 For the purposes of this report, the human microbiome market is segmented by application, disease, product, and geography. The human microbiome market is expected to be valued as $294 million in 2019 and...

2014-09-19 08:26:21

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics, issued the following statement today in support of President Barack Obama's Executive Order Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. "As the global leader in rapid diagnostics for infectious disease, we commend the President for establishing a national strategy to address the serious threat of antibiotic resistance. We look forward to continuing to work with the Administration...

2014-09-18 23:07:02

The human microbiome market is divided into three major segments, namely, application, disease, and product. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/human-microbiome-market-37621904.html (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The "Human Microbiome Market by Disease (Diabetes, Obesity, Autoimmune, Cancer, Diarrhea, Mental Disorder), Application (Therapeutic, Diagnostic) & by Product (Probiotic, Prebiotic, Food, Medical Food, Supplement, Device, Drug) –Global Forecast to 2023",...

shark skin
2014-09-18 02:30:21

Anna Perman, BioMed Central Transmission of bacterial infections, including MRSA and MSSA could be curbed by coating hospital surfaces with microscopic bumps that mimic the scaly surface of shark skin, according to research published in the open access journal Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. The study modelled how well different materials prevented the spread of human disease bacteria through touching, sneezes or spillages. The micropattern, named Sharklet™, is an...

biolfims
2014-09-18 02:30:14

Kristen Kusek, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard Harvard team lays the foundation for using bacterial biofilms for production of new self-healing materials and bioprocessing technologies For most people biofilms conjure up images of slippery stones in a streambed and dirty drains. While there are plenty of "bad" biofilms around – they even cause pesky dental plaque and a host of other more serious medical problems – a team at the Wyss Institute for...


Latest Bacteriology Reference Libraries

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2011-04-26 20:59:00

Staphylococcus epidermidis is one of thirty-three known species belonging to the genus Staphylococcus. It is part of our skin flora and can also be found in the mucous membranes and in animals. It is the most common species found in laboratory test due to contamination. It is not usually pathogenic; however, patients with a compromised immune system often risk infection. Infections can be both nosocomial and community acquired and are more of a threat to hospital patients. Hospitals carry...

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2011-04-26 20:20:41

Staphylococcus aureus is a facultative anaerobic gram-positive coccus, and is the most common cause of staph infections. It is commonly part of the skin flora found in the nose and on skin. Around 20% of the human population is long-term carriers. It gets its golden color due to its carotenoid pigment staphyloxanthin. The pigment acts as a virulence factor with an antioxidant action that allows the microbe to evade death by reactive oxygen species used by the host immune system. Staphylococci...

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2011-04-25 21:28:48

Salmonella enterica is a subspecies of Salmonella enterica, the rod shaped, flagellated, aerobic, Gram-negative bacterium. It is a member of the genus Salmonella and many of the pathogenic serovars of the S. enterica species are in this subspecies. Serovars can be designated fully or in a shortened form. The genus, Salmonella, is on the short form lists which are followed by the capitalized and non-italicized serovar. Each serovar can have many strains as well, which allows for a rapid...

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2011-04-25 21:18:54

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a common bacterium that can cause disease in animals and humans. It can be found in soil, water, skin flora, and most man-made environments throughout the world. It thrives in normal or hypoxic atmospheres; due to this it has colonized many natural and artificial environments. It can infect animals with damaged tissue or people with reduced immunity. Symptoms are generalized inflammation and sepsis. It can be fatal if colonization occurs in critical body organs,...

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2011-04-18 21:59:17

Lactobacillus casei is a species of genus Lactobacillus found in the human intestine and mouth. Since it produces lactic acid it helps with the propagation of desirable bacteria. This species is documented to have a wide pH and temperature range. It also improves digestion and reduces lactose intolerance and constipation. Most often L. casei is industrial, specifically for diary production. L. Casei is the dominant species of non-starter lactic acid bacteria present in ripening Cheddar...

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