Gastroenterology

March 1, 2021
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Predicting microbial interactions in the human gut

by Ananya Sen, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Graduate student Veronika Dubinkina of Bioengineering, Professor of Bioengineering and Bliss […]
January 30, 2021
'Organs-on-a-chip' system sheds light on how bacteria in the human digestive tract may influence neurological diseases thumbnail

‘Organs-on-a-chip’ system sheds light on how bacteria in the human digestive tract may influence neurological diseases

MIT researchers have developed an “organs-on-a-chip” system that replicates interactions between the brain, liver, and colon. Credit: Martin Trapecar, MIT In many ways, our brain and […]
December 25, 2020
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Multi-population risk scores could improve risk prediction for inflammatory bowel diseases, study finds

Micrograph showing inflammation of the large bowel in a case of inflammatory bowel disease. Colonic biopsy. Credit: Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0 Using genetic data from nearly 30,000 […]
December 10, 2020
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Hydrogen peroxide keeps gut bacteria away from the colon lining

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Scientists at UC Davis Health have discovered that an enzyme in the colon lining releases hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) – a known disinfecting […]
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