Bacterial biofilms, blamed for allowing the growth of antibiotic-resistant pathogens, are also an effective way to produce a fermented milk product that can deliver hardy probiotics to the digestive tract, according to new research.
Health for Life Capital II (HFL II) - Seventure Partners’ microbiome-focused fund, announces its first close after raising over €200m in finance that continues venture capitalist (VC) interest in gut health innovation and foodtech.
DSM and Roquette are to dissolve a joint biosuccinic acid production deal citing a “strategic shift” that transfers all manufacturing plant rights and obligations of the supplement ingredient to Roquette.
‘Omic’ technologies such as microbiome and metagenome analysis are defining the molecular basis of many pathologies, according to an expert, who outlines the challenges that lie ahead for the industry.
An Icelandic sailor has set sail on a mission to bring the benefits of collagen and probiotics to the everyday consumer with a range of health-boosting powders that can be added to teas, cakes, soups, smoothies and more.
Nutrition solutions for critically ill patients should not ignore the potential of modulating gut bacteria for health, say researchers who suggest current enteral feeding solutions do not support gut defences and the microbiome.
Bacteria in our guts may be impacting human health and disease by telling host genes what to do, say researchers who have uncovered a new mechanism by which our microbiome communicates with and controls the DNA of our own cells.
Our teams of journalists were out in force at Probiota last week. We’ve picked out some of our highlights from a packed programme of talks on industry insights that showcase the best of all things microbiome-related.