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Canine gut microbiome – An interview with Dr. Kelly Swanson

“The importance of gut microbiome on host health has been known for decades, but traditional methods made it difficult to study the bacteria and their relationship with the ...
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What does our gut microbiome tell us about our level of exercise?

We have always been told that exercise is good for our health. But did you know that physical activity can affect your gut microbiome composition? It is hypothesized that the ...
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Could the gut microbiome lead to new treatment options for bipolar disorder?

Over the past few years, the microbiome has opened the doors to new research. The gut microbiome specifically has been linked to a number of diseases via changes in the ...
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Are these popular diets the best solution to reduce IBD and gut microbial dysbiosis?

What should I eat? - One of the most common questions asked by Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) patients. The role of diet has become increasingly important in the prevention ...
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Cold chain stool sample collection: a series of unfortunate events (Part 1/3)

In this first of a three-part blog series, I am delving into the topic of cold-chain stool collection and transportation. I will explore the challenges of collection and ...
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The importance of the gut microbiome in predicting dietary responses

Personalized nutrition is emerging as a field of interest due to an increase in coverage in the general media and the growing awareness that no two people can have identical ...
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Inspirational women in the microbiome field - International women's day

Throughout history women have influenced our views and knowledge of science from all disciplines, including microbiology. Through the co-development of an antitoxin for ...
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DNA Genotek's top 3 gut microbiome publication picks for 2018

It is no secret that gut microbiome research has been on the rise leading to a plethora of new insights, theories and discoveries. Like you – we’ve been absolutely captivated ...
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Collect and stabilize gut microbiota samples from IBD patients undergoing dysbiosis

In human gut microbiome studies, the logistics of immediately freezing and transporting collected stool samples on dry ice is not always feasible - especially with at-home ...
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Varinos Inc. – Q&A with a Japanese biotech start-up

Readers of The Microbiome Snapshot know that we love to interview our customers and share what they learn from their research and clinical projects. Varinos Inc., an innovative ...
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