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Discover the microbiome’s role in diabetes
A Question of Balance: How the Gut Microbiome Influences Diabetes
The presence of beneficial or detrimental microbes pulls the host toward health or disease.
A Question of Balance: How the Gut Microbiome Influences Diabetes
A Question of Balance: How the Gut Microbiome Influences Diabetes

The presence of beneficial or detrimental microbes pulls the host toward health or disease.

The presence of beneficial or detrimental microbes pulls the host toward health or disease.

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Ethanol-Making Microbe Tied to Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Natalia Mesa, PhD | Oct 19, 2022 | 4 min read
A study adds to evidence linking gut bacteria to liver conditions in people who don’t drink excessive amounts of alcohol. 
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Finding Could Pave the Way to New, Targeted Antibody Treatments
Natalia Mesa, PhD | Jul 8, 2022 | 3 min read
IgA antibodies appear to bind to specific species of commensal gut bacteria in mice, according to a study.
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Move Over Apoptosis: Another Form of Cell Death May Occur in the Gut
Natalia Mesa, PhD | May 18, 2022 | 6 min read
Though scientists don’t yet know much about it, a newly described process called erebosis might have profound implications for how the gut maintains itself.
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What Happens to the Gut Microbiome After Taking Antibiotics?
Sophie Fessl, PhD | May 5, 2022 | 5 min read
Studies are finding that a single course of antibiotics alters the gut microbiomes of healthy volunteers—and that it can take months or even years to recover the original species composition.
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The Scientist Speaks - Finding that Sweet Spot: Understanding Gut Perception One Cell at a Time
Iris Kulbatski, PhD | Apr 29, 2022 | 1 min read
Maya Kaelberer discusses her research investigating how sensory cells in the gut guide feeding behavior.
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Revealing Neuronal Influencers Among the Gut Microbiome
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | Mar 2, 2022 | 1 min read
In this webinar, Sarkis Mazmanian and Daniel Mucida highlight how intestinal bacteria influence neuronal function and regeneration.
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Demystifying the Human Gut Microbiome with Multiomics
Metabolon | Dec 23, 2021 | 1 min read
Multiomic approaches identify important metabolites from the gut microbiome.
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Gut Infections Help Shield Intestinal Neurons from Future Damage
Annie Melchor | Nov 19, 2021 | 4 min read
In mice, a kind of immune memory appears to protect the cells against future harm, a finding that could provide insight into treatments for irritable bowel syndrome and other inflammatory digestive conditions.
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An Optimized User Experience for Microbiome Research
DNA Genotek Inc. | Sep 20, 2021 | 1 min read
An all-in-one system simplifies stool collection and stabilizes DNA for microbiome profile analysis.
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Infographic: The Havoc SARS-CoV-2 Wreaks on the Body
Diana Kwon | Sep 1, 2021 | 1 min read
COVID-19 affects far more than just the lungs. Researchers are actively documenting the damage the disease causes to the heart, brain, liver, and much more.
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Fecal Transplant Restores Youth to Old Mice
Roni Dengler, PhD | Aug 30, 2021 | 3 min read
Microbiota from young mice reversed some aspects of aging and enhanced brain health in aged mice.
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Gut Bugs May Help Centenarians Reach Their 100th Birthdays
Roni Dengler, PhD | Aug 30, 2021 | 3 min read
Centenarians have distinct microbiomes with species that produce unique bile acids, which may help thwart illness.
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The Inside Guide: The Gut Microbiome’s Role in Host Evolution
Catherine Offord | Jul 1, 2021 | 10+ min read
Bacteria that live in the digestive tracts of animals may influence the adaptive trajectories of their hosts.
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SARS-CoV-2 Antigens Leaking from Gut to Blood Might Trigger MIS-C
Alejandra Manjarrez, PhD | Jun 3, 2021 | 4 min read
Researchers find traces of SARS-CoV-2 in the stool and blood of kids with the post–COVID-19 inflammatory disorder, and signs of increased intestinal permeability.
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Mysterious Immune Cells Change the Gut Lining to Accommodate Diet
Annie Melchor | Apr 6, 2021 | 4 min read
A study shows gamma-delta T cells in mice respond to shifts in nutrients by changing the cellular composition of the intestinal epithelium.
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