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Treating a host, such as the human body, and its resident bacteria as a unit--or at least as an ecosystem with intimately interconnected parts--offers various benefits, scientists say.
The process was, according to myth, discovered by accident when some cheese was left in a dank cave, resulting in mould growth from the resident bacteria.
Loose stool, regardless of the cause, is often yellow, green or light brown in color, because it moves so quickly through the large intestine that the resident bacteria simply don't have time to complete the color change.
Biodegradability studies on detergent surfactant in effluent using resident bacteria of detergent-polluted freshwater bodies in Ilorin, Nigeria.
We know that certain gut species are pathogenic, but also that a number of resident bacteria found in the human colon may be of some benefit to the host's health.
Butyrate and propionate feed both the cells lining the colon and the friendly resident bacteria.
Large numbers of these resident bacteria are present in the digestive tract where they are often in transient, but intimate, contact with exogenous microorganisms that are in various developmental states, including competence.
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