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2014-10-01 12:31:15

Rebiotix lead drug candidate RBX2660 (microbiota suspension) assessed in PUNCH CD study ROSEVILLE, Minn., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebiotix Inc.

2014-09-30 23:08:01

ReNew Life Formulas, America’s #1 Probiotic Brand, introduces Ultimate Flora™ Men’s Complete Probiotic 90 Billion to their award-winning line of Ultimate Flora probiotics.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

2014-09-19 08:26:21

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc.

2014-09-18 23:07:02

The human microbiome market is divided into three major segments, namely, application, disease, and product.


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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