Guest Blog – Interplay of the Microbiome and Colorectal Cancer

I recently wrote an article for the the Biochemistry Society’s online publication, The BiochemistIn it, I highlight some recently discovered mechanisms by which the human intestinal microbiome, or the ecosystem of bacteria that reside within our gut, play a role in influencing colorectal cancer progression. Find it here.

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Research Rundown: Mouse study to find link between MT-1 protein and Alzheimer’s-associated factors.

Alzheimer’s Disease is a form of neurodegenerative disease thought to be caused by the formation of brain-lesioning plaques of amyloid-β oligomers and tangles of tau proteins accumlati. For a more in-depth look at this process, visit my summary of Alzheimer’s Disease here.

For tips on reading scientific literature, look at my previous blog post on that topic here. These concepts will be applied in the Research Rundown posts.

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