Navigation Links
'Friendly' bacteria protect against type 1 diabetes, Yale researchers find
Date:9/21/2008

onditions. However, if they were raised in a germ-free environment, lacking "friendly'' gut bacteria, the mice developed severe diabetes. NOD mice exposed to harmless bacteria normally found in the human intestine were significantly less likely to develop diabetes, they reported.

"Understanding how gut bacteria work on the immune system to influence whether diabetes and other autoimmune diseases occurs is very important," Li said. "This understanding may allow us to design ways to target the immune system through altering the balance of friendly gut bacteria and protect against diabetes."


'/>"/>

Contact: Bill Hathaway
william.hathaway@yale.edu
203-432-1322
Yale University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Corporations can profit from being environmentally friendly
2. University of Leicester scientists discover technique to help friendly bacteria
3. Photosynthesizing bacteria with a day-night cycle contain rare chromosome
4. Study reveals how viruses collectively decide the fate of a bacterial cell
5. Tuberculosis drug shows promise against latent bacteria
6. New paper sheds light on bacterial cell wall recycling
7. Rattlesnake-type poisons used by superbug bacteria to beat our defenses
8. Milk may help bacteria survive against low levels of antibiotics
9. Energy-saving bacteria resist antibiotics
10. Scientists a step closer to producing fuel from bacteria
11. Bacterial persistence in streams
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/30/2014)... suite of technologies that can be used to enhance ... everything from search and rescue to service dogs to ... computer-mediated communication between humans and dogs that opens the ... and sending them clear and unambiguous cues in return," ... science at NC State and co-lead author of a ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... consequence of chemotherapy will benefit from a major research ... prevents hair loss. , The research is being now ... manufacturing company, Paxman Coolers, of Fenay Bridge, Huddersfield, in ... Huddersfield. , The research will be led by key ... pharmacology of cancer treatment, which he will use towards ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... genetic and environmental, have been blamed for increasing ... such as a family history of schizophrenia, are ... Toxoplasma gondii , a parasite transmitted by soil, ... with skepticism. , A new study by Gary ... the University of Pennsylvania,s School of Veterinary Medicine, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New tech aims to improve communication between dogs and humans 2New technology on the way to aid cancer suffers who lose their hair after chemotherapy 2Penn vet professor investigates parasite-schizophrenia connection 2Penn vet professor investigates parasite-schizophrenia connection 3
... sleep medicine specialists from two Michigan universities have ... quantitative analysis, signal-processing technology and computer algorithms to ... their recent findings is that a new approach ... patients from healthy controls. Joseph W. ...
... 2008) Mice given quercetin, a naturally occurring substance ... contract the flu, according to a study published by ... stressful exercise increased the susceptibility of mice to the ... Quercetin, a close chemical relative of resveratrol, is present ...
... cultivated crop that has been subjected to intensive breeding ... ago). The domestication of grapevine has undergone a selection ... The recent publication of the complete grapevine genome has ... content. This sequencing has shown that genes constitute only ...
Cached Biology News:What a sleep study can reveal about fibromyalgia 2What a sleep study can reveal about fibromyalgia 3Substance found in fruits and vegetables reduces likelihood of the flu 2Substance found in fruits and vegetables reduces likelihood of the flu 3
(Date:10/30/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 ... plan for its ICH Stability Testing and Package Test ... this investment centers on a dramatic increase in environmental ... volume of stability, storage and aging samples to be ... stage of this major capital expenditure has already taken ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... Grace Century portfolio project, Provia Laboratories , ... the Board, to the National Stem Cell Ethics Committee ... by the Ministry of Health on behalf of the Government ... More than a year after Bahamian Parliament passed the ... Christie said the government has completed the accompanying regulations and ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... INDIANAPOLIS , Oct. 30, 2014 A ... Battelle Technology Partnership Practice, takes an in-depth look at ... innovation outputs that have resulted over two different time ... also provides a view of future opportunities for investment ... Indiana report shows gains in innovation ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... of the key challenges in the development of quantum ... , In a paper published today (28 October) in ... show how to make a new type of flexibly ... such as high-precision sensors and specialised superfast computers, often ... the methods for trapping these tiny particles are hugely ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Whitehouse Labs Announces Major Capital Investment in Stability and Storage Testing Capacity 2Whitehouse Labs Announces Major Capital Investment in Stability and Storage Testing Capacity 3Grace Century’s Stem Cell Biobank Project Announces Chairman’s Appointment to National Stem Cell Ethics Committee of The Bahamas 2Grace Century’s Stem Cell Biobank Project Announces Chairman’s Appointment to National Stem Cell Ethics Committee of The Bahamas 3New report shows Indiana's gains in life sciences innovation capital outpace the nation 2New report shows Indiana's gains in life sciences innovation capital outpace the nation 3New report shows Indiana's gains in life sciences innovation capital outpace the nation 4New report shows Indiana's gains in life sciences innovation capital outpace the nation 5
... , October 1999 , , ... associates to detect specific nucleic acids in homogeneous solutions. ... exist in a hairpin shape because of thecomplementary arms ... stem. Thestrained loop portion contains the nucleotide that is ...
... , Uses High Efficiency Fluorescence Polarization (HEFP) detection method , ... and enzyme preparations , Requires no separation or wash steps ... , Introduction , ... adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) is a second messenger involved in the ...
... Vronique Brechler, David Handfield, Martin Boissonneault, ... Introduction , ... programs have led to an unprecedented increase in both the number ... development of automated liquid handling and microplate assay systems has helped ...
Cached Biology Technology:Measurement of Molecular Beacons in the SpectraMax Gemini Spectrofluorometer (MaxLine Application Note #36) 2Measurement of Molecular Beacons in the SpectraMax Gemini Spectrofluorometer (MaxLine Application Note #36) 3Measurement of Molecular Beacons in the SpectraMax Gemini Spectrofluorometer (MaxLine Application Note #36) 4cAMP DataFile: Homogenous Cyclic AMP detection using High Efficiency Fluorescence Polarization 2cAMP DataFile: Homogenous Cyclic AMP detection using High Efficiency Fluorescence Polarization 3Development of Radioligand Binding Assays for the Motilin Receptor Using ScreenReady Targets. 2Development of Radioligand Binding Assays for the Motilin Receptor Using ScreenReady Targets. 3Development of Radioligand Binding Assays for the Motilin Receptor Using ScreenReady Targets. 4Development of Radioligand Binding Assays for the Motilin Receptor Using ScreenReady Targets. 5
... A simultaneous dual parameter assay ... poly caspase activity. Active caspases are ... peptide inhibitors, which are cell-permeable, non-cytotoxic ... caspases within the cells. At the ...
... Mouse EL-4 cells were cultured in DMEM ... In order to keep the antigens in ... The cells are arrayed on a 12-well ... surface specifically treated to enhance cellular attachment and ...
... The CopyControl™ vector can be induced ... These vectors provide the stability of single-copy ... cosmids or other cloning vectors. The kits ... (ligation reagents, insert size screening system) necessary ...
... induced prior to DNA purification increasing DNA ... single-copy BACs with the high yields associated ... kits provide the linearized vector and associated ... necessary to create a 10X human BAC ...
Biology Products: