Navigation Links
International study suggests human genes influence gut microbial composition
Date:1/7/2013

d play a role in influencing the overall makeup of an individual's microbiota, pushing it towards Prevotella dominance instead of an alternative community dominated by a closely related bacteria, Bacteroides. Medical researchers are already considering therapeutic strategies to treat diseases by restoring 'normal' intestinal flora in patients by using pharmacological or dietary changes to create specific modifications in the gut microbiota. Future research, expanding on the current study, could help to more effectively target these treatments.

Associate Professor D'Amato said: "Primarily a proof-of-concept investigation, our pilot study reinforces the idea that large-scale analyses should be undertaken to unravel how variation in the entire human genome relates to variation in the human microbiota."

Dr Quince added: "This is a small study but it could have important implications. We've provided further evidence that the human microbiome may also depend on the human genome, which invites serious investigation in the future."


'/>"/>

Contact: Press Office
pressinfo@ki.se
46-852-486-077
Karolinska Institutet
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. U of M to lead international virtual institute studying climatic and human effects on Earth
2. International Drug & Explosives Detection Company IDenta Corp. Article to be Published by Zillion International
3. Hogging the spotlight: South Farms pig gets international attention
4. University of Chicagos Graeme Bell receives international diabetes prize
5. An international competition reaffirms the potential of bioinformatics in the diagnosis of disease
6. Major international push to maximize bioscience research to help worlds poorest farmers
7. International team discovers likely basis of birth defect causing premature skull closure in infants
8. UH Case Medical Center leads international study
9. Novetta Solutions Acquires International Biometric Group, LLC
10. International Life Sciences Conferences Address Advancements in High-Content Analysis, Sample Preparation, Clinical Trial Supply and Protein and Antibody Engineering
11. Maya Angelou Center Brings International Women’s Health Summit to Winston-Salem, NC
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2014)... straw could be made quicker and cheaper thanks to ... , Researchers funded by the Biotechnology and Biological ... whose cell walls are more easily broken down to ... weaker than regular plants. , The discovery could ... from non-food crops become easier and cheaper to make. ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... a plant,s biological clock one that modulates the ... Transcription factors, or genetic switches, drive gene expression in ... rain, soil quality, or even animals grazing on them. ... called FBH1, that reacts to temperature tweaking the ... it on a consistent track. , "Temperature helps keep ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... Ill. Antarctic fishes that manufacture their own ... Ocean also suffer an unfortunate side effect, researchers ... their bodies resist melting even when temperatures warm. ... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ... an undesirable consequence of the evolution of antifreeze ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Plant variants point the way to improved biofuel production 2Genetic switch regulates a plant's internal clock based on temperature 2Study: Antifreeze proteins in Antarctic fishes prevent freezingand melting 2Study: Antifreeze proteins in Antarctic fishes prevent freezingand melting 3
... a researcher, please contact the Communications and External Relations staff ... information on ORNL and its research and development activities, please ... a general media-related question or comment, you can send it ... New data available . . . The ...
... 2008 - The chairman of EUS2008 today announced ... will allow physicians to directly inject malignant tumors ... will be presented at the 16th International Symposium ... September 12-13. This technique, which uses a flexible ...
... The Defense News Media,Group,s, C4ISR Journal will host its ... Awards Banquet on October 16-17, 2008 at the Sheraton,Crystal ... the importance of C4ISR technology through,various conference sessions including:, ... Intel Gathering & Sharing for Homeland Defense/Civil Support ...
Cached Biology News:Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, September 2008 2Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, September 2008 3Anti-tumor therapy with endoscopic ultrasound may fight cancer more safely and effectively 2Annual C4ISR Integrated Conference and Big 25 Awards Banquet 2Annual C4ISR Integrated Conference and Big 25 Awards Banquet 3
(Date:9/22/2014)... The University of Manchester have generated a new star-shaped molecule ... of its kind ever created. , Known as ... create one for over a quarter of a century and ... Chemistry . , Consisting of two molecular triangles, entwined ... interlocked molecules are tiny each triangle is 114 atoms ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... Sept. 22, 2014 US demand to rise ... specialty biocides is forecast to rise 3.9 percent per ... demand is projected to increase 1.3 percent per year ... strong rebound in construction expenditures will support demand for ... markets, while growth in consumer spending and manufacturing output ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 2014 Invisible Sentinel Inc., a ... food and beverage industries, announced today that its ... a non-exclusive agreement by Enartis, a global provider ... an Esseco Group company headquartered in Trecate, Italy, ... and other global markets for their own in-winery ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... LONDON , September 22, 2014 ... ended on a mixed note as the Dow Jones ... NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,579.79, down 0.30%. The S&P ... the trading session, six out of ten sectors finished ... Sector Index ended the day at 751.48, up 0.10%, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:US Biocides Market 2US Biocides Market 3Invisible Sentinel's Test for Wine-Spoilage Microbe to be Distributed by Enartis in Multiple Markets Globally 2Invisible Sentinel's Test for Wine-Spoilage Microbe to be Distributed by Enartis in Multiple Markets Globally 3Stock Updates on Biotech Industry - Array BioPharma, Enzon Pharma, Alkermes, Amarin, and Synergy Pharma 2Stock Updates on Biotech Industry - Array BioPharma, Enzon Pharma, Alkermes, Amarin, and Synergy Pharma 3Stock Updates on Biotech Industry - Array BioPharma, Enzon Pharma, Alkermes, Amarin, and Synergy Pharma 4Stock Updates on Biotech Industry - Array BioPharma, Enzon Pharma, Alkermes, Amarin, and Synergy Pharma 5
... Research Council (BBSRC) have taken a step towards producing ... livestock - after successfully assembling the virus outside a ... the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of ... develop vaccines with useful new properties. Professor Polly ...
... are closer to reality with the creation of graphene-based ... Rice chemist James Tour lab has created thin films ... lighting. The research was reported in the online edition ... screens may be the "killer app" that finally puts ...
... DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2011 Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... will present at the Canaccord Genuity Annual Growth Conference ... at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston. (Logo: ... of this presentation will be accessible in the Investors ...
Cached Biology Technology:Scientists take a step towards developing better vaccines for bluetongue 2Scientists take a step towards developing better vaccines for bluetongue 3Dream screens from graphene 2Dream screens from graphene 3
...
...
... Cells are derived from the Spodoptera frugiperda Sf21 ... use in transfections, plaque assays, virus production, and ... protocol that optimizes recovery of viable cells after ... BacVector Insect Cell Medium and can also be ...
The PROTEAN II slab gel casting stand is a component of the PROTEAN II XL and xi casting apparatus. It is supplied with gaskets....
Biology Products: