By Arthur C. Ouwehand, Elaine E. Vaughan
This reference offers a finished and present review of each element of gastrointestinal microbiota. Expertly written chapters conceal traditional and molecular thoughts for the learn of differing microbial populations, in addition to the research of microbial task and interplay with host our bodies. Illustrative and up to date, this resource showcases how fluctuations in our nutrition, surroundings, and pharmaceutical consumption impact microbial composition and behaviour.
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A membrane-impermeable nucleic acid dye propidium iodide (PI) was used in combination with the intrinsic scatter parameters of the cells to discriminate fecal cells from large particles. Coupling FCM results and image analysis, the authors showed that most of the particles detected with a large forward scatter value corresponded to aggregates most likely representing mucus fragments and undigested dietary compounds. 0 mm2 (85). The work highlighted the potential of FCM to study anaerobic fecal bacteria without culturing.