Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre

Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre


The mission of the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre is to link Irish science with industry and society through excellence in research, education and outreach in gastrointestinal health. For further information visit the APC website

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  • Clooney, Adam G.; Fouhy, Fiona; Sleator, Roy D.; O'Driscoll, Aisling; Stanton, Catherine; Cotter, Paul D.; Claesson, Marcus J. (Public Library of Science, 2016-02-05)
    Rapid advancements in sequencing technologies along with falling costs present widespread opportunities for microbiome studies across a vast and diverse array of environments. These impressive technological developments ...
  • Egan, Kevin; Field, Des; Rea, Mary C.; Ross, R. Paul; Hill, Colin; Cotter, Paul D. (Frontiers Media, 2016-04-08)
    Bacteriocins are ribosomally synthesized antimicrobial peptides produced by bacteria, which have the ability to kill or inhibit other bacteria. Many bacteriocins are produced by food grade lactic acid bacteria (LAB). Indeed, ...
  • Oliveira, Joana; Mahony, Jennifer; Lugli, Gabriele Andrea; Hanemaaijer, Laurens; Kouwen, Thijs; Ventura, Marco; van Sinderen, Douwe (American Society for Microbiology, 2016-11-10)
    P335 group phages represent the most divergent phage group infecting dairy Lactococcus lactis strains and have significant implications for the dairy processing industry. Here, we report the complete genome sequences of ...
  • Hegarty, Shane V.; Sullivan, Aideen M.; O'Keefe, Gerard W. (Elsevier, 2017-02-08)
    Bone morphogenetic protein 2 (BMP2) is a neurotrophic factor which induces the growth of midbrain dopaminergic (DA) neurons in vitro and in vivo, and its neurotrophic effects have been shown to be dependent on activation ...
  • Ryan, Feargal (University College Cork, 2016)
    The human microbiome is the diverse community of micro-organisms that live with humans. The gut microbiome contains the densest collection of microbial cells in the body and has been described as functioning as an organ. ...

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