Gut Bacteria

How Bacteria Adhere to Fiber in the Gut

Basel, Switzerland — Researchers have revealed a new molecular mechanism by which bacteria adhere to cellulose fibers in the human gut. Thanks to two different binding modes, they can withstand the...

Microbiome Confers Resistance to Cholera

Riverside, CA — Cholera can kill within hours if left untreated, and it sickens as many as 4 million people a year. In a new article in the journal Cell, researchers describe how gut bacteria helps...

Green Tea Cuts Obesity, Health Risks in Mice

Columbus, OH — Green tea cut obesity and a number of inflammatory biomarkers linked with poor health in a new study. Mice fed a diet of 2 percent green tea extract fared far better than those that...

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