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Severe form of inflammatory bowel disease linked to mouth bacteria

Posted: November 9 2020

Severe ulcerative colitis – a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) – has been linked to a newly-discovered strain of oral bacteria, a study led by UNSW Sydney has found. Scientists have discovered a molecule called ‘pSma1’ in bacterial cell samples from people with severe ulcerative colitis. The molecule was found in some strains of […]

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