POSTS TAGGED AS microbiome

Microbial “Signature” of Cancers

May 26, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microbial DNA in blood to detect cancer
“. . . a new study led by researchers from UC San Diego is [MORE]

Nearly 46 Million Genes in the Human Microbiome

March 31, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ratio of singleton vs. non-singleton bacteria in human microbiome
The human genome comprises about 20,000 genes, but that pales by comparison [MORE]

Vaginal Microbiota Transplants

February 11, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Vaginal bacteria, like the intestinal microbiome, play an important role in maintaining health.  When this culture becomes unbalanced, it can [MORE]

The “Pathobiome” Concept

January 7, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pathobiome could enhance species production
Researchers at the University of Exeter have a new concept for the complex interactions of microbes [MORE]

Millions and Millions of Genes in the Microbiome

December 3, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human microbiome project
“Early estimates as to exactly how many unique genes [in the human microbiome]  there may be range from [MORE]

Microbiome Diversity and Tumor Metastasis

November 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human microbiome
Cancer researchers at the University of Virginia have made an interesting observation that links microbe diversity in intestines to [MORE]

Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Aging

November 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stimulating the Vagus nerve
“Running from the abdomen up to the brain, it is perhaps not a surprise that the vagus [MORE]

Osmotic Pill Samples the Microbiome

October 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Capsule assesses microbiome
Increasingly, the role of the microbiome is found to be implicated in many biological processes outside of the [MORE]

What the Microbiome Does

October 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Healthy foods
“You are what you eat” is only a slight exaggeration.  Albert Einstein wasn’t a great physicist because he ate [MORE]

Predicting Microbiome Changes

August 13, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gut microbiome
Enteroendocrine cells in the human gut secrete serotonin, hormones and other chemicals that send signals to the brain via [MORE]

A Chip that Models the Human Gut

July 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Intestine chip
Human cells that line the intestines, and the bacteria that live in that region have conflicting needs for oxygen.  [MORE]

Building a Synthetic Microbiome

November 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genetic signal transmission system
Quoting directly:  “Researchers from the Wyss Institute at Harvard University and Harvard Medical School (HMS) have created [MORE]

The American Gut Project

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Digestive system
In 2012, the University of California at San Diego’s internal review board approved a crowd funded microbiome project that [MORE]

Gut Microbiome and the Efficacy of Cancer Drugs

February 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gut Bacteria by NIH
This piece reviews studies of the relationship between gut bacteria profiles and the effectiveness of anticancer drugs. [MORE]