- Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus DNA in the human placentaR Satokari
Functional Foods Forum, University of Turku, Itäinen Pitkäkatu 4A, Turun yliopisto, Finland
Lett Appl Microbiol 48:8-12. 2009..It was hypothesized that intestinal bacteria or their components are present in the placenta and that the foetus may be exposed to them. We investigated the presence of bifidobacteria and lactobacilli and their DNA in the human placenta...
- Severity of atopic disease inversely correlates with intestinal microbiota diversity and butyrate-producing bacteriaL Nylund
Functional Foods Forum, University of Turku, Turku, Finland Division of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Allergy 70:241-4. 2015..59, P = 0.02). In conclusion, the high diversity of microbiota and high abundance of butyrate-producing bacteria were associated with milder eczema, thus suggesting they have a role in alleviating symptoms of atopic eczema. ..