Williams Cancer Institute

Akkermansia muciniphila

The human gut microbiome is composed of 1013 micro-organisms; it modulates many host processes, including metabolism, inflammatory response, peristalsis, maturation of immune functions, and maintenance of intestinal epithelial barrier. The relation between cancer and microbes is not well known; microbes present in different types of mucous can be part of the tumor microenvironment and affect […]