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    Gut bacteria enzyme can turn A, B and AB blood types into O type

    It's not just interesting from a biological point of view, but that discovery could increase the supply of usable blood available for transfusions. LiveScience: Gut Bacteria Enzyme Can Transform a Blood Cell's Type "The key to changing blood types may be in the gut. Enzymes made by bacteria...
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    How CRISPR can be used to detect any kind of cancer and microbial infection

    This New Startup Will Use CRISPR as a Search Engine to Hunt Down Diseases "By now, you’ve heard of CRISPR—the bacterial self-defense mechanism that can be used to modify the genome. From “biohackers” building the hype by injecting themselves with CRISPR—and later regretting it—to the more...
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    Beneficial gut bacteria that produce vitamins B2, B9, B12 and K2

    Our intestines are home to between 500 to 1000 of bacterial species. The delicate balance between these play an important role in our well-being, digestion, immunity, mood, but also in the production of certain vitamins. After writing about how to interpret your microbiome, I got curious as to...
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    How to interpret your microbiome (Ubiome) results ?

    Introduction The human body hosts hundreds of billions of bacteria, a number that varies with the food we eat, how often we wash ourselves, brush our teeth, take antibiotics or drink alcohol or other antibacterials (ginger, garlic, turmeric), but generally exceeds the number of human cells, and...
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