Dr. Anand Kumar | Exploiting the Interactions Between Microbes and Host to Enhance Human Health

Nov 22, 2023 | biology, health and medicine

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All animals harbor a wide range of microbes, including bacteria and fungi. In the human body, microbial cells outnumber human cells by 10 to 1! Interactions between microbes affect many physiological processes within the body, including metabolism, digestion, immunity and the production of vitamins. For instance, many beneficial microbes can suppress the growth of harmful microbes within the gut. If these microbial interactions become disrupted, we can be at a greater risk of developing various diseases.Read More

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Summary of the paper ‘The age of next-generation therapeutic-microbe discovery: exploiting microbe-microbe and host-microbe interactions for disease prevention’, in Infection and Immunity, doi.org/10.1128/iai.00589-21

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