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  • Micrograph of a colonic pseudomembrane in Clostridium difficile colitis.
  • The truncated endolysin, tagged with Green fluorescent protein, bound to C. difficile. Image by Kathryn Cross, Imaging Partnership at IFR
  • Scanning electron micrograph of en:Clostridium difficile bacteria from a stool sample.
  • Clostridium difficile: This bacterium is a very important cause of diarrhea (and more severe intestinal disease) in people
  • The human body and the bacteria that predominate. Very little science is involved in this illustration.
  • Cartoon representation of a complex between DNA and the protein p53. The orange structure is DNA, and p53 is purple/blue.
  • Mechanisms of action of the intestinal microbiome on the gastrointestinal barrier
  • Skin Microbiome in Human

The gut microbiome is one of the most promising areas of science today.

Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) illustrates the potential power of the microbiome. This site will keep you up to date on the latest information on this emerging procedure.

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Physicians have discovered that giving C. difficile patients microbes from the human gut can cure the infection.

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