Browsing: Microbiome

E. Coli This image shows E.coli bacteria
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A study by a team of researchers demonstrates that the commonly known food poisoning pathogen E.coli is integral in promoting health by producing a compound which helps cells absorb iron.

Research This image shows pink bacteria on a black background
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Although the microbiome has been implicated in many pathologies, from obesity to Alzheimer’s, in this feature, we take a closer look at the role of the microbiome in infectious diseases. Discover more in our February focus.