In mice genetically modified to have Alzheimer's-like disease, giving probiotics reduced their degeneration!

Published in Bacteriofiles

Bacteria that produce antibiotic molecule can also use it for communication between cells!

Published in Bacteriofiles

Written by: Juliana Ansari | What microbes live in your probiotic drinks? We take a closer look at the microbes found inside common probiotic drinks such as kombucha, including Saccharomyces boulardii, Bacillus coagulans, and Lactobacillus plantarum cultured from probiotic beverages.

Published in Microbial Sciences

The intricate microenvironment of human breast tissue supports regionally distinct microbiota, which may provide new insight to cancer risk and therapy. As a follow up to the 2016 article by Julie Wolf, the role of microbes in breast cancer is revisited, with an emphasis on the role of probiotics in breast cancer prevention.

Published in Microbial Sciences

Probiotic bacteria prevent deadly infections in mice with serious burns.

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Friday, 13 January 2017 13:11

Peanuts and Probiotics

Good for your gut… and your garden? Microbes can help (or hinder) plant growth and help modern agriculture get back to its roots.


Published in Microbial Sciences
Thursday, 07 April 2016 18:27

A minimal cell operating system - TWiM 125

A deep sequencing study of commercially available probiotics, and design and synthesis of a minimal bacterial genome are the topics tackled by Vincent, Michael, and Michele on this episode of TWiM.

Published in TWiM