International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Biological Sciences | India | Volume 10 Issue 8, August 2021


Exploring the Fascinating Microbial World within Us

Prateet Priyadarshan


Abstract: Microbes are the smallest living organisms of the biosphere which are not visible to naked eyes & are well known for their intriguing features. They inhabit nearly all places of this planet, both hospitable & inhospitable ones. They have the greatest diversity in nutrition pattern, habit & habitat, forms etc. They play a key role in ecological balance & a world without them is difficult to imagine. But have you ever that besides living in such a varied environment they also live within us ? Does a human body harbor microbes? If yes, then what type of microbes, what is their location & what role do they play in our body? This article answers all these questions.


Keywords: Microbiota, Microbiome, Prebiotics, Symbiosis, Dysbiosis, bacteriocins, conjunctival microbiota, colonic bacteria, opportunistic bacteria


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 8, August 2021,


Pages: 1220 - 1221


How to Cite this Article?

Prateet Priyadarshan, "Exploring the Fascinating Microbial World within Us", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=MR21529222201, Volume 10 Issue 8, August 2021, 1220 - 1221

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