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Dr. Julie Segre is chief and a senior investigator in the Translational and Functional Genomics Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute. ​
… Segre published the first topographical maps of human skin bacterial and fungal diversity. Dr. Segre's laboratory also … the human skin microbiome and tracking hospital-associated bacterial pathogens. It performed the first skin bacterial survey, …
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The skin microbiota plays an intricate role in the human immune system, directing many immune functions and defending against bacterial pathogens.
… functions and helping to defend its host against invading bacterial pathogens. … In a review article in the Nov. 21, 2014, issue … directing many immune functions and defending against bacterial pathogens. ​ … Skin microbiota and the microbiome, …
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A bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) is an engineered DNA molecule used to clone DNA sequences in bacterial cells (for example, E. coli).
Bacterial Artificial Chromosome (BAC) … A bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) is an engineered DNA molecule used to clone DNA sequences in bacterial cells (for example, E. coli). … Cloning, Bacteria, …
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Researchers at NHGRI have discovered an immune mechanism in humans that perceives threats and was found only in plants.
… human physiology, the innate immune system responds to pathogens, like bacterial toxins, through full-blown fever and a recruitment … in the gene that encodes the pyrin protein, but certain bacterial infections spark the same activation of the pyrin …
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… Study Finds Unexpected Bacterial Diversity on Human Skin … Archive …
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… NIH Human Microbiome Project defines normal bacterial makeup of the body … Archive …
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… NIH uses genome sequencing to help quell bacterial outbreak in Clinical Center … Archive …
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Bacteria are small single-celled organisms.
… full of bacteria, and in fact is estimated to contain more bacterial cells than human cells. Most bacteria in the body …
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Researchers from NHGRI, Oxford University and other National Institutes of Health centers have developed and tested a new method to predict hospital-acquired infections involving five other important pathogens.
… infections involving five other important pathogens.   Your browser does not support the video tag. … patient suspected of infection with one of the five pathogens we studied,” said Laura Koehly, Ph.D., chief of the … the data, the team could predict subsequent infection for bacterial and viral pathogens that commonly cause …