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Wright State University

2008

Microarrays

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Validation Of A Custom-Made Microarray To Study Human Intestinal Microflora, Harshavardhan Kenche Jan 2008

Validation Of A Custom-Made Microarray To Study Human Intestinal Microflora, Harshavardhan Kenche

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Intestinal microflora refers to all the different species of bacteria that reside in the human gut and is an important organ of the human body because almost all the digestive reactions of the host occur in the intestine. The bacteria of the intestine play a key role in this process by supplementing the intestine with various enzymes and proteins that are required for the digestive process. At the same time, these bacteria were shown to be implicated in a variety of gastrointestinal disorders like Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Inflammatory Bowel Disorder and Gastrointestinal Cancer, but with the current knowledge about the ...