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14:44 EDT 21st March 2018 | BioPortfolio is an internet web site designed to bring useful and interesting microbiology informational resources to you. With literally billions of web pages out there in cyberspace, searching effectively and efficiently for any information is becoming increasingly difficult. Finding accurate and specific information on microbiology topics is much like "looking for a needle in a haystack". This web site attempts to reduce the clutter and the size of the haystack in an effort to help you filter through the information in an organized manner. This site is and probably will always be a "work in progress". However, with age, your input, help and suggestions it will become better. is managed by its creator and webmaster, Al Chan. His vision was to create a site with an international reach that was free, informative and a place where people could easily find microbiology resources. Al has been a student of microbiology since 1986 and continues to be fascinated by the microbial world.


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News Articles [238 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Be thankful for your gut microbes this Thanksgiving

By: Daniel McDonald While you kick back and relax after your Thanksgiving dinner,  your gut microbiota – the collection of beneficial microbes, mostly bacteria, that inhabit your lower intestine ...

Taming biofuel-loving microbes

(American Chemical Society) Most people are cautious around gasoline and diesel for good reason, but some microbes love the stuff -- especially biofuels that contain fatty acid derivatives. So, as the...

The Gut Has It: Microbes and Parkinson

While it is premature to conclude that changes in intestinal microbes influence the genesis or progression of PD, preliminary evidence indicates that these changes may be associated with inflammatory ...

Disposable optical test substrate for detecting harmful microbes

Harmful microbes and toxic micromolecules in food and drinking water can cause serious health problems around the world. Now a researcher has developed a disposable optical test substrate for use in m...

Opinion: Microbes gave us life

Microbes made human life possible and many species of them help keep us alive.

Ocean atmosphere rife with microbes

(King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST)) Microbes are dispersed widely over the oceans with islands acting as stepping-stones to help transport of land-based organisms.

VTT develops disposable optical test substrate for detecting harmful microbes

(VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland) Harmful microbes and toxic micromolecules in food and drinking water can cause serious health problems around the world.

Nutrient Theft by Gut Microbes

Reporter and Curator: Dr. Sudipta Saha, Ph.D.   The trillions of microbes in the human gut are known to aid the body in synthesizing key vitamins and other nutrients. But this new study suggests ...

PubMed Articles [194 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Depression screening with patient-targeted feedback in cardiology: The cost-effectiveness of DEPSCREEN-INFO.

Although depression is common in patients with heart disease, screening for depression is much debated. DEPSCREEN-INFO showed that a patient-targeted feedback in addition to screening results in lower...

Microbiome Research in a Social World.

Should we get our microbiomes sequenced? Do we shape our microbes, or do our microbes shape us? These are just a few of the questions at the border between microbiome science and humanities.

Viruses of Microbes.

Viruses of microbes encompass all viruses that infect archaea, bacteria, and single-celled eukaryotes, especially algae and protozoa [...].

A potential relationship between gut microbes and atrial fibrillation: Trimethylamine N-oxide, a gut microbe-derived metabolite, facilitates the progression of atrial fibrillation.

Emerging evidence indicates gut microbes and their products could activate the autonomic nervous system (ANS), which plays important roles in the initiation and maintenance of atrial fibrillation (AF)...

UHMS HBO₂ committee chair questions FDA on incorrect info.

Clinical Trials [74 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Evaluation of Efficacy and Long-term Safety for the InFo - Instant Focus © Lens / PMCF

This is a monocentric, longitudinal, prospective, observational post-market follow-up study. 30 patients with a cataract will receive an InFo - Instant Focus © lens implant. After the ca...

Compliance With Treatment For Patients With Hyperlipidemia

It is a prospective observational study. Patients will be high risk patients (for developing cardiovascular events) that are treated with a statin. Patients will be enrolled at a normal c...

The Presence of Microbes in the Sperm and Their Impact on Sperm Capacitation and IVF Treatment

Study Goals: 1. Finding the prevalence of bacteria of the sperm in an innovative and more accurate methode 2. Understanding the effect of microbes on the process of capaci...

Evaluation of the Relationship Between Vaginal and Lower Urinary Tract Microbiomes and Infection After Hysterectomy

The purpose of this study is to learn more about the microbes (bacteria) that live in the vagina and the bladder. The investigators are doing this research study to understand the relation...

Mixed-species Biofilms and Silicone Device Longevity

The purpose of this study is to determine whether the mix of microbial species isolated from biofilm-clogged voice prostheses is specific to each participant, whether the microbes are oral...

Companies [300 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio] is an internet web site designed to bring useful and interesting microbiology informational resources to you. With literally billions of web pages out there in cyberspace, searching effe...


Biomillenia harnesses smart microbes to restore the body’s healthy balance and help prevent lifestyle diseases. Using its proprietary technology platform, the company is able...

Athenix provides genes

Athenix provides genes, proteins, traits, and transgenic organisms for multiple industry sectors including seed, agricultural chemicals, specialty chemicals, industrial enzymes, energy and feed.Our co...

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Women & Their Microbes

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