Irene Gut Opdyke

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  • Lactobacillus: Gastrointestinal Virus

    Lactobacillus is the most commonly used bacterial species (Swyers et al. 2008). A study conducted by Al Jassim et al. recorded that several species of Lactobacillus were located throughout the equine gastrointestinal tract. This concludes that these microbes have the ability to adapt to pH changes and survive in different environments. L. mucosae and L. salivarius were found to be the most abundant. L. salivarius, specifically, was cultured from the stomach, colon, and rectum, suggesting its…

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  • Alterations In The Gut Obesity Case Study

    Review: Alterations in the Gut Microbiome caused by Consumption of Non-Digestible Carbohydrates Counteractive Effects on Diet-Induced-Obesity For the first time in human, the number of fatalities related to obesity outnumber those caused by malnutrition (World Health Organization [WHO] 2015). This troubling fact is followed by a second, equally concerning one, that being, for the first time in United States’s history, the next generation is predicted to have a shorter life expectancy than the…

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  • Essay On Normal Flora

    Normal flora is the colonisation of human tissues by a diverse mixture of microorganisms. This colonisation begins at birth with pioneer species, depending on physiochemical factors. The normal flora inhibits the skin, oral cavity, upper respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract, urogenital and conjunctival membranes. They are commensal bacteria; getting shelter and nourishment from the host without causing harm (Gould, 2012). To a healthy individual, most normal flora is harmless, however some…

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  • Leaky Gut Syndrome Research Paper

    Heal Leaky Gut Syndrome Naturally If you 're living with autoimmune disease, allergies, or chronic pain, these conditions could be your body 's way of telling you that you have leaky gut syndrome. Under ordinary circumstances, your gut has just enough permeability to allow the absorption of vital nutrients. However, certain dietary and environmental factors can greatly increase your intestinal permeability, allowing bacteria, undigested food, microbes, and candida to leak into the rest of…

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  • Summary: The Gastrointestinal Microbiome

    Animals and humans have bacterial populations all over their body. However, the gastrointestinal microbiome is one of the most complex and dense populations studied (Todar, 2012). The mammalian gastrointestinal tract is comprised of about four million bacterial genes with more than 95% located in the large intestine (Galland, 2014). The gastrointestinal microbiota varies along the tract at longitudinal levels and horizontal levels due to particular bacteria attaching to the epithelium in the…

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  • Gut Lab Report

    corynebacteria, and 1010 found in the mouth, primarily, streptococci, lactobacilli.1 But the majority of the bacteria, more than 400 species are found in the gut with approximately 1014, composed primarily of Bacteroidetes and Firmicutes, and in smaller amounts, Proteobacteria, Verrucomicrobia, Actinobacteria, Fusobacteria, and Cyanobacteria. Gut microflora are essential in digestion, vitamin production and immunity.2 Classifying these microbiota is imperative as it allows the interpretation of…

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  • 90 % Prokaryotic Analysis

    Roux-en-Y, which is a procedure that basically reduces the amount of food the body can absorb. On 80% of his cases, the obesity condition vanishes. He decided to use this procedure on mice and he found that the Roux-en-Y caused the composition of the gut microbiome to change. Dr. Nicholson believes this explains the sudden disappearance of type 2 diabetes in people. He suspects that part of the web is regulated by the microbiome in a similar way to the formic acid role in the high blood pressure…

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  • Biidobacterium Pathogens

    Bifidobacterium bifidum is one of the most commonly probiotic bacterium found in the body of mammals. This popularity of this pathogen is probably due to its digestion aiding abilities. Bifidobacterium bifidum is rod shaped and commonly found in the intestines of mammals, including humans. The pathogen is beneficial to the body and can be found in intestines mainly but also, breast milk and the vaginal area. The amount of Bifidobacterium Bifidum in your system can be increased by taking certain…

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  • Marie Curie: A Magnificent Scientist

    Marie Curie: A Magnificent Scientist Imagine if you had cancer and were told there was nothing the doctors could do to help. They told you that you only had 2 years to live and that they were extremely sorry. This is what would happen to every single cancer patient if Marie Curie never researched radioactivity. Marie Curie and Pierre Curie discovered radium in 1898, Marie then further researched it and discovered the benefits and disadvantages of it. Thanks to Currie radioactivity is now…

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  • Summary: Memories Of A Holocaust Rescuer

    ghetto (Armstrong 84).” In 1942, Irene was twenty years old when she saw a German soldier kill a Jewish infant which changed her life. Irene was hired to work at in the kitchen of a hotel by Major Edward Rügemer, there she would sneak food to the Jewish people in the Radom Ghetto. Eventually, Irene started secretly let them escape into the forest and still bring them food. Then, she was asked Rügemer to work in his villa. While she was working there Irene withheld twelve Jewish people in…

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