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AmHPR™ H Pylori Antibiotic Resistance Panel

American Molecular Laboratories (AML) has developed an AmHPR™ H. pylori antibiotic resistance panel. The panel tests all major genes in the H. pylori genome for variants that are associated with antibiotics resistance. The H. pylori antibiotic resistance related genes as listed in the table below. Antibiotic Resistance Related Genes 23S rRNA gyrA rdxA pbp1 16S…

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5 Signs Your Gut is Out of Whack, Even if Your Stomach Feels Fine

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  • January 11, 2017
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You Catch Every Bug That’s Going Around A whopping 70 percent of your immune system resides in your gut. The thin, sticky mucus that lines your GI tract is made up of immune cells, immunoglobulins (antibodies that attack bugs), and intestinal bacteria, explains Alpert. If you’re constantly getting sick, there’s a good chance that this…

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Beyond the Gut: Unlocking the Secrets of the Microbiome

Alzheimer’s disease researcher Myles Minter, PhD, still sounds a little surprised while describing the improbable group of researchers he is collaborating with these days — not just neuroscientists but also colleagues from fields as disparate as gastroenterology and marine biology. Minter and his advisor, Sangram Sisodia, PhD, the Thomas Reynolds Sr. Family Professor of Neurosciences,…

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Gut microbiota may have role in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s diseases, finds study

Could neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s originate in the gut? New research from the US, published in the journal Nature, shows that certain proteins produced by gut bacteria may be linked to neurodegeneration in rats. A team of researchers at Louisville School of Medicine found that neuron destruction processes in the brain could…

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Kefir: A Wonder Beverage from the Ancient World

The people who inhabit the Caucasus Mountains of the former USSR are very long-lived, remaining healthy, vital and, legend has it, even becoming parents well into advanced old age. There are stories about some people living into their 160s. However, when researchers went there, looking to verify some these claims, it seemed that Shirali Musilov,…

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Cancer Research and Gut Bacteria

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  • March 14, 2016
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Top scientists at Roche Holding AG and AstraZeneca Plc are sizing up potential allies in the fight against cancer: the trillions of bacteria that live in the human body. “Five years ago, if you had asked me about bacteria in your gut playing an important role in your systemic immune response, I probably would have…