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Wellcome Trust Research Round-up: 12.01.2015

Our fortnightly round-up of research news from the Wellcome Trust community…

Bacteria in the human gut have evolved to utilise yeasts

Research from Newcastle University and the University of Michigan suggests that microbes in our digestive tract have evolved to break down a complex carbohydrate that makes up the yeast cell wall, allowing the digestion of yeast in food. 850 more words

Wellcome Trust Research Round-up

Microbiome and Microbiota Basics

We hear a lot of discussions and research in progress regarding the Microbiome ……

What is the Microbiome?  A microbiome is “the ecological community of commensal, symbiotic, and pathogenic microorganisms that literally share our body space. 209 more words