Latest Gut flora Stories
Infant rhesus monkeys receiving different diets early in life develop distinct immune systems that persist months after weaning.
A fast-sensitive "electronic-nose" for sniffing the highly infectious bacteria C. diff, that causes diarrhoea, temperature and stomach cramps, has been developed by a team at the University of Leicester.
New TriActive Biotics(TM) Supplement Innovates 3-Stage Delivery For Wellness and Health Market Using Healthy Bacteria PHOENIX, Sept.
-- Company Completes Final Preclinical Toxicology Study and Prepares to File Investigational New Drug (IND) in 2H 2014 -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept.
-- Fujifilm's pAVEway(TM) Platform Demonstrated >25-fold Improvement in SYN-004 Expression Titers -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc.
ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug.
A new study from the University of Chicago shows that the presence of a common gut bacteria, Clostridia, may help protect against food allergies.
Control allows users to monitor assay performance with confidence MILFORD, Mass., Aug.
-- Two of Company's Anti-Infective Programs to be Presented at Highly Regarded Scientific Conference: Pertussis and C. difficile -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug.
Our bodies play host to millions of bacteria. In fact, they outnumber our own cells by about 100-fold. And yet, we hold the notion that we are in charge of our own lives, not the bacteria that has just hitched a ride.
The large intestine is the organ that follows the small intestine but is the last part of the digestive tract before the waste leaves the body. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average about five feet long. It is composed of four distinct structural parts; the cecum, colon, and anus. The cecum is the part of the large intestine that comes first. It is separated into three parts. The taeniae coli are three bands of smooth muscle. The haustra are bulges caused by...
Escherichia coli is a Gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms. Most strains are harmless; however, some such as O157:H7 can cause food poisoning in humans and are often responsible for product recalls. The normal flora of the gut normally contains the harmless strains and often provide K2 to the body. They are not always confined to the intestine and have the ability to survive briefly outside of the body. It grows easily...
Clostridium difficile, also known as "CDF/cdf", or "C. diff", is a Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Clostridium that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal disease when competing bacteria in the gut flora are wiped out by antibiotics. They are anaerobic, spore-forming rods and is the most serious cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and potentially to pseudomembranous colitis. C. difficile bacteria naturally resides in the gut of a small percentage of the adult population. Others...
More Images (3 images) »