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Nose Invaders Review

3 years agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

So the best way to combat the Flu is by flicking mucus at bacteria, eh?
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Protection of mouse gut by mucus depends on microbes

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (last month)

The quality of the colon mucus in mice depends on the composition of gut microbiota, reports a research team whose work suggests that bacteria in the gut affect mucus barrier properties in ways that can have implications for health ... Read Post

Disease-causing bacterial invaders aided by failure of immune system switch

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (11 months ago)

Immune system defenses against dangerous bacteria in the gut can be breached by turning off a single molecular switch that governs production of the protective mucus lining our intestinal walls, according to a study led by researche... Read Post

Ulcer-causing bacteria baffled by mucus: Researchers discover impact of viscoelasticity on collective behavior of swimming microorganisms

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

A new study demonstrates how introducing certain polymers—like those found in human mucus and saliva—into an aquatic environment makes it significantly more difficult for ulcer-causing bacteria and other microorganisms to coordinate... Read Post


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