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Digestion is the mechanical and chemical breaking down of food into smaller components, to a form that can be absorbed, for instance, into a blood stream. Digestion is a form of catabolism; a break-down of macro food molecules to smaller ones.
Researchers identify liver fibrosis ‘off switch’ in mice

Researchers identify liver fibrosis ‘off switch’ in mice

Gut microbiome linked to behavioral problems in children

Gut microbiome linked to behavioral problems in children

Certain enzymes implicated in diseases like cancer also destroy each other

Certain enzymes implicated in diseases like cancer also destroy each other

Enzymes that cannibalize each other and promote cancer

Enzymes that cannibalize each other and promote cancer

Food selectively affects gut microbes finds study

Food selectively affects gut microbes finds study

Tea drinkers live longer new study shows

Tea drinkers live longer new study shows

Loss of stress hormone is a hallmark of pancreatitis, shows study

Loss of stress hormone is a hallmark of pancreatitis, shows study

Evolutionary adaptations may lead to different microbial populations, shows study

Evolutionary adaptations may lead to different microbial populations, shows study

Plant-rich diet protects against foodborne pathogens, mice study shows

Plant-rich diet protects against foodborne pathogens, mice study shows

Blue light may not be so bad for sleep

Blue light may not be so bad for sleep

High-fat meal can silence gut's communication with the body, study shows

High-fat meal can silence gut's communication with the body, study shows

New method reveals how microbial communities function in our bodies

New method reveals how microbial communities function in our bodies

Researchers show how the ductal system connecting digestive organs is formed

Researchers show how the ductal system connecting digestive organs is formed

Research shows how gut microbes affect stomach flu

Research shows how gut microbes affect stomach flu

Hops compounds may combat metabolic syndrome by changing the gut microbiome

Hops compounds may combat metabolic syndrome by changing the gut microbiome

Gut microbes can tamp down or boost the severity of norovirus infection

Gut microbes can tamp down or boost the severity of norovirus infection

Discovery enables strategies to be developed for preventing malaria transmission

Discovery enables strategies to be developed for preventing malaria transmission

Breakthrough therapy could improve health and survival in people with cystic fibrosis

Breakthrough therapy could improve health and survival in people with cystic fibrosis

Cleveland Clinic receives NIH grant to study link between gut microbes, cardiometabolic diseases

Cleveland Clinic receives NIH grant to study link between gut microbes, cardiometabolic diseases

Lab Innovations 2019 achieves record breaking numbers

Lab Innovations 2019 achieves record breaking numbers