Karen Pendergrass

Endometriosis

Endometriosis affects at least 11% of women (and people assigned female at birth) worldwide [x] and is a chronic and debilitating condition characterized by the growth of endometrial tissue outside the uterus, leading to pelvic pain, infertility...

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Gut Metabolome and Metabolomics

Gut Metabolome and Metabolomics

The gut metabolome refers to the collection of metabolites, or small molecules, present in the gastrointestinal tract. It consists of hormones, neurotransmitters, enzymes, vitamins, and other chemicals that are released as a result of digestion and...

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Prebiotics

Prebiotics are “a non-digestive food element that beneficially impacts the host by selectively encouraging the growth and activity of one or a restricted number of bacteria in the colon, and thereby improves human health,” according to...

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Microbiome Signature : Microbiome Fingerprint

What is a Microbiome Signature?

A microbiome signature is a unique identifier for a particular microbiome. This unique identifier can be used to track the changes in a microbiome over time or to compare different microbiomes. Microbiome Signatures are beneficial for understanding...

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N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC)

The amino acid L-cysteine has a derivative called N-acetyl cysteine (NAC). It functions as a strong antioxidant because it is a source of sulfhydryl (-SH) groups in the body. Additionally, glutathione levels in the body are raised by N-acetyl...

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Pseudomonas Aeruginosa 

Even though Pseudomonas aeruginosa has been recognized as a prominent bacterial pathogen since the 19th century, it has only been within the last 50 years that this organism has emerged as one of the most frequent causes of nosocomial bacterial...

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Microbiome Signature of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis

The limited effectiveness of approved treatments for Multiple Sclerosis (MS), as well as reports of adverse events and toxicity, emphasize the need for the development of new therapies with improved efficacy and fewer side effects. Recently...

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Guar Gum Guar Beans

Guar Gum

Guar gum is a water-soluble and gel-forming soluble fiber derived from the guar bean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba), an annual legume crop that is primarily cultivated in India and Pakistan, along with small quantities in the United States, Australia...

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