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    • Characterization of human intestinal bifidobacteria using competitive PCR and PCR-TTGE 

      Mangin, Irène; Suau, Antonia; Magne, Fabien; Garrido, Daniel; Gotteland, Martín; Neut, Christel; Pochart, Philippe (BLACKWELL, 2006-01)
      In this study, a competitive PCR was developed to estimate the quantity of bifidobacteria in human faecal samples using two 16S rRNA gene Bifidobacterium genus-specific primers, Bif164f and Bif662r. A PCR-temporal temperature ...
    • Differential antifungal activity of human and cryptococcal melanins with structural discrepancies 

      Correa, Néstor; Covarrubias Gallardo, Cristián; Rodas, Paula I.; Hermosilla Díaz, Germán; Olate, Veronica R.; Valdes, Cristian; Meyer, Wieland; Magne, Fabien; Tapia, Cecilia V. (Frontiers Media SA, 2017)
      Melanin is a pigment found in all biological kingdoms, and plays a key role in protection against ultraviolet radiation, oxidizing agents, and ionizing radiation damage. Melanin exerts an antimicrobial activity against ...
    • Molecularanalysis of intestinalmicrobiota of rainbowtrout (Oncorhynchusmykiss) 

      Navarrete Wallace, Paola; Magne, Fabien; Mardones, Pamela; Riveros, Macarena; Opazo, Rafael; Suau, Antonia; Pochart, Philippe; Romero Ormazábal, Jaime (Blackwell, 2010)
      The aim of this study was to evaluate different molecular tools based on the 16S rRNA gene, internal transcribed spacer, and the rpoB gene to examine the bacterial populations present in juvenile rainbow trout intestines. ...
    • The gut microbiota of healthy chilean subjects reveals a high abundance of the phylum verrucomicrobia 

      Fujio Vejar, Sayaka; Vásquez, Yessenia; Morales, Pamela; Magne, Fabien; Vera Wolf, Patricia; Ugalde, Juan A.; Navarrete Wallace, Paola; Gotteland, Martín (Frontiers Media SA, 2017)
      The gut microbiota is currently recognized as an important factor regulating the homeostasis of the gastrointestinal tract and influencing the energetic metabolism of the host as well as its immune and central nervous ...
    • The human gut microbiome of Latin America populations: a landscape to be discovered 

      Magne, Fabien; O'Ryan Gallardo, Miguel; Vidal, Roberto; Farfán Urzúa, Mauricio Javier (2016)
      Purpose of reviewThe gut microbiome is critical for human health, and its alteration is associated with intestinal, autoimmune and metabolic diseases. Numerous studies have focused on prevention or treatment of dysbiotic ...