September 23, 2014

“More than One Way to Be Healthy”: First Map of the Bacterial Makeup of Humans Relies on MBL Innovations, Insights

Caption for MBL image: Intestinal section from a gnotobiotic mouse model inoculated with selected human bacterial species. Blue=Bacteroides WH2, green=Bacteroides thetaiotamicron, pink=Bacteroides vulgatus, yellow=Collinsella aerofaciens, red=Ruminococcus torques. Credit: Yuko Hasegawa.

Printable version (pdf) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JUNE 13, 2012 AT 1 PM EST CONTACT:  Diana Kenney, Marine Biological Laboratory, 508-289-7139 or 508-685-3525 (cell); dkenney@mbl.edu MBL, WOODS HOLE, MASS.—The landmark publication this week of a “map” of the bacterial make-up of healthy humans has deep roots in an unexpected place: the ocean. Microbial communities that live […]