Introduction to vaginal microbiome - lecture

2019-01-14T11:09:10Z (GMT) by Rosanne Hertzberger
<div>In the introduction I discuss the various aspects of the human vaginal microbiome and how distinct it is from other human bodily niches and other primate vaginal microbiota. I discuss how certain community state types seem to confer some protection against HIV infection and adverse pregnancy outcomes (preterm birth,pprom, chorioamnionitis etc). <br></div><div><div><br></div><div>In the second part (starting at slide 11) I present our own research on glycogen metabolism of Lactobacillus crispatus and the involvement of a type 1 pullulanase.</div><div><br></div><div>Feel free to use the slides for your own projects en education. I do appreciate a citation or mention. Please contact me if you're working (or planning to work) on anything related and are interested in collaborating or exchanging information.</div><div><br></div><div>Find more at my blog www.reblab.org and in the corresponding collection here at FigShare.<br></div><div><br></div><div>This project is an Open Kitchen Science Project: for more information see http://openkitchenscience.nl/<br></div><div><div><br></div><div>These slides were part of an oral presention at this Keystone symposium: http://www.keystonesymposia.org/18S6 The poster that I presented can also be found here.</div><div><br></div><div>These slides were part of a lecture, given in the Human Microbiome in Health and Disease Lecture series january 2019 in Artis/Micropia, Amsterdam. The lecture series: https://www.micropia.nl/nl/bezoek/activiteiten/human-microbiome-health-disease/<br></div></div></div>