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2014-06-16 12:29:59

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kibow Biotech, Inc., an internationally-recognized research company, and winner of a 2014 BIO International Convention "Buzz of BIO Award", is the first biotechnology company specializing exclusively in dietary supplement products to receive the honor during BIO's 29-year history. BIO is the world's largest trade association, representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers, and related...

2014-06-16 09:32:14

European Association of Geochemistry The subseafloor is home to over 1/3 of the bacteria on the planet, but up until recently it was unclear if this huge microbial biosphere was alive and dividing. Now the same group that demonstrated this activity has shown that bacteria from the hostile sea-floor environment have adapted by over-activating stress response and DNA-repair mechanisms, to cope with the harsh conditions. Subseafloor sediment contains the Earth's largest habitat for...

2014-06-16 08:29:40

ProViotic Partnered with Nation's Most Prestigious Academic Institutions to Create ProViotic Brand NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProViotic, a specially formulated, pure juice-made probiotic born on the leaves of the European Snowdrop flower, officially launched today here in the U.S. Grown solely in fresh green juice and sourced from pristine GMO free farms, ProViotic is a unique and innovative vegan, lactose free, gluten free and nut free vegan probiotic. In the...

2014-06-16 08:28:07

MILFORD, Pa., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortune Oil & Gas, Inc. (OTCPink: FOGC), today announced that the company's wholly owned subsidiary, Manzo Pharmaceuticals has begun a series of laboratory testing for its patented probiotic formula, Lacto-Freedom(TM). Lacto-Freedom(TM) is designed to stop the symptoms of lactose intolerance for up to several months after taking it for just a short time. The company started a six month long study with different dosages of the probiotic...

2014-06-16 08:27:47

On-demand molecular test detects and differentiates the genes encoding the most prevalent carbapenemases: KPC, NDM, VIM, OXA-48 and IMP-1 SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) today announced the release of Xpert(®) Carba-R, an on-demand molecular test for rapid and accurate detection of carbapenemase-producing Gram-negative bacteria, to be marketed as a CE IVD product under the European Directive on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices. The test runs on...

gut microbes love white bread
2014-06-12 06:58:15

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While many health experts advise against eating white bread due to a lack of nutritional value, new research appearing in Wednesday’s edition of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggests it could benefit our health by encouraging the growth of beneficial gut bacteria. Furthermore, Sonia González of the University of Oviedo’s Department of Functional Biology and colleagues from the Instituto de Productos Lácteos...

2014-06-10 23:09:30

Ganeden Biotech’s patented probiotic ingredient is now available on six of the seven continents. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Ganeden Biotech is pleased to announce that GanedenBC30 has received numerous international regulatory approvals and is now being shipped to six of the seven continents. This means that GanedenBC30’s remarkable digestive and immune benefits are now available globally for food and beverage fortification. The global market of probiotic ingredients,...

2014-06-10 13:56:46

American Society for Microbiology Scientists believe they have an explanation for the axiom that stress, emotional shock, or overexertion may trigger heart attacks in vulnerable people. Hormones released during these events appear to cause bacterial biofilms on arterial walls to disperse, allowing plaque deposits to rupture into the bloodstream, according to research published in published today in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology. "Our...

2014-06-10 04:22:10

-- Study to Define Impact of Beta-Lactam Antibiotics on Intestinal Bacteria -- ROCKVILLE, Md. and PARIS, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, and Enterome Bioscience SA, a pioneer in the development of innovative disease management solutions based on a deep understanding of the gut microbiome, today announced...

2014-06-09 23:07:44

Dr. Farshid Sam Rahbar of Los Angeles Integrative Gastroenterology and Nutrition explains the implications of a new study linking infant health to beneficial gut bacteria to breastfeeding. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 According to a 2014 study led by the National Food Institute at the Technical University of Denmark, infants who are breastfed develop friendly bacteria in the gut, lowering their risk of developing obesity, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, and other...


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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