Griffith experiment: gene transformation in bacteria

Griffith experiment: gene transformation in bacteria 1

Frederick Griffith (England) in 1928 took an experiment to vaccinate mice against pneumonia by injecting the mice with heat-killed bacteria of encapsulated strain.

For this purpose, he worked with two strains of Streptococcus pneumonia. One is virulent (pathogenic) and other is avirulent. The virulent strain has a polysaccharide capsule in its cell wall. …

Dysbiosis of the gut microbiota in disease

dysbiosis of the gut microbiota in disease

Dysbiosis is the imbalance of gut bacteria. Dysbiosis is caused by a bacterial infection, excessive use of antibiotics, stress, diet and poor nutrition. This dysbiosis or imbalance of gut bacteria cause gut permeability or leaky gut syndrome.It also causes other gut health problems such as irritable bowel syndrome, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, celiac disease and many more. …

Gut healthy diet: best foods for gut health

Gut healthy diet refers to the foods that are essential to take for improving gut health. Gut healthy diet increase the number of good bacteria in our gut and remove the harmful bacteria. Beneficial bacteria of our gut improve gut health. A higher number of good bacteria in the gut means better gut health. Better gut health causes an improvement of mental health, reduce the digestive problem (gas, bloating, chronic diarrhea and constipation), reduce the risk of colon cancer and improve the immune system. …

Antibiotics for Intestinal Bacterial Infection

Prescription of antibiotics for intestinal bacterial infection mainly depends on several symptoms and causes. Several bacteria known as food poisoning bacteria cause bacterial intestinal infection or gastroenteritis or food poisonings. No antibiotics are suggested for simple infection. But in case of acute infection, physicians suggest several antibiotics for intestinal bacterial infection. …