Useful bacteria for agriculture – PGPR

Useful bacteria for agriculture – PGPR

PGPR (Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria) are bacteria that inhabit the rhizosphere and colonize plant roots influencing positively the development of plants. The classification PGPR takes into account all bacteria that are able to improve the growth of plants. The...
What is bioremediation?

What is bioremediation?

 Bioremediation is a branch of biotechnology which deals with the use of living organisms such as microbes to remove contaminants, pollutants and toxins from soil and water. It can be used to clean up environmental problems like an oil spill or contaminated...
Microbiota functional foods

Microbiota functional foods

 In recent years, the study of the human intestinal microbiota has helped to understand how the microorganisms that inhabit our body can affect our state of health. Currently, there are several methods to help stimulate our intestinal microbiota. Surely you’ve...
What is sourdough bread?

What is sourdough bread?

Baking, one of the main processes of the food industry worldwide, has been carried out for millennia through the use of a consortium consisting mainly of yeasts of different genera (Candida, Saccharomyces, Kzachstania, etc), associated with various lactobacilli. This...
What is the human gut microbiota?

What is the human gut microbiota?

FollowFollowFollow The microbiota is the set of microorganisms associated with a certain ecosystem (for example, our intestine). In particular, our gut microbiota is constituted by more than  microorganisms. Its composition is unique for each individual, and...