The Human Gut Microbiota (HGM) comprises two major phyla, the Bacteroidetes and Firmicutes, although important members of the Actinobacteria (Bifidobacterium) and Verrucomicrobia (Akkemansia) also make an important contribution to this ecosystem.
Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. September 2019 for 4 years. Overview. Scientists around the world are working on solutions to help reduce carbon emissions ‐ and biologists can make a contribution here too.
Currently there is an increasing demand of human health monitoring due to the development of the society. This requires monitor larger number of analytes and hence it is crucial to develop an efficient and cost effective detection method.
Mycolic acid-producing actinomycetes are of vital economic and medical importance. They include pathogenic species including Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Rhodococcus equi as well as industrially important organisms.
The important cellular entities responsible for fighting against infections in our body are the T cells. T cells are however also shown to play a central role in the development of autoimmune diseases (AIDs) as “T cell activation hijacking” is the major autoimmune reaction causing mechanism observed in several AIDs.