Tag Archive 'abh secretor status'

Mar 13 2015

Fats, Blood Groups and the Intestines

Variations in the levels of two proteins critical for fat breakdown may explain why some blood types do poorly high fat diets, while others seem to thrive.

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Sep 29 2010

Immunity and bacterial flora

A new study on the role of mucosal immunity and host genetics in defining intestinal commensal bacteria indicates that basic elements of gut immunity, such as antibody secretory IgA (sIgA) exert profound effects on the composition of the bacterial flora that inhabit the gut.

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