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microflora

 [mi´kro-flor″ah]
bacteria present in the large intestine.

mi·cro·flo·ra

(mī'krō-flō'ră),
The bacteria and fungi that inhabit an area.

microflora

The constellation of microorganisms which are found on or in, or characteristic of, a special location of a host organism or the environment.

mi·cro·flo·ra

(mī'krō-flōr'ă)
The bacteria and fungi that inhabit an area.

microflora

the community of microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi and algae, that live in a particular habitat or in or on another living organism.

Microflora

The bacterial population in the intestine.
Mentioned in: Gastroenteritis

mi·cro·flo·ra

(mī'krō-flōr'ă)
Bacteria and fungi that inhabit an environment.
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If the ratios of the different short-chain fatty acids are off, it is an indication that your intestinal microflora balance is off.
Nevertheless, which particular factors are involved in the evolution of the lactic acid microflora is not yet clear.
The normal microflora of intestine is attached to intestinal mucosa there forming a physical barrier that blocks attachment of pathogenic bacteria (Ranjeet, 2011).
Skin care products containing these are well positioned for treating conditions characterized by an altered microflora. Cosmetics containing probiotics may also be helpful for improving skin health and beauty.
Intestinal microflora colonization by commensal bacteria in GF animals stimulates the immune system, resulting in the formation of active Peyer's patches, proliferation of lymphocytes in the lamina propria, and increased production and circulation of secretory antibodies, mainly immunoglobulin A (IgA) and immunoglobulin M (IgM).
Furthermore, in the IBD pathogenesis, psychological stress has been recognized as a factor that can influence the microflora and worsen the physical state [42].
The method of enrichment axenic isolation cultivation and identification, which only allows an access to rare information of microflora but fails to truly reflect all the information of microflora, which is generally adopted in the research on traditional fermented food (Iacumin et al., 2009; Qu and Wei, 2010).
The effects of dietary inclusion of dried orange peel powder (OPP) and supplementation of a commercial multi-enzymes (Natuzyme P50(r)) on the growth and carcass traits, gastrointestinal tract size and ileal microflora of meat-type broiler chickens were evaluated.
"The notion that human microflora may also be a source of antimicrobial agents is a new discovery." In future studies, scientists will examine whether Lugdunin could actually be used in therapy.
Among their topics are some historical notes on bowel microflora, factors that shape the human gut microbiome from birth to old age, microbial biochemical processes critical to human health, effects on immunity, the microbiota-related modulation of metabolic processes in the body, an overview of microbiota-associated epigenetic disorders, and considering the microbiome as part of future medicine and nutrition strategies.
There are three potential sources: Organisms can originate in the vineyard, exist as resident winery microflora and be transferred through the movement of picking bins and equipment, and even move about via insects like social wasps or fruit flies.