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Impact of Antimicrobial Residues on the Human Gastrointestinal Tract Microbiota

Investigators
Ahn, Young
Institutions
DHHS/FDA/CVM - Division of Animal and Food Microbiology
DHHS/FDA - National Center for Toxicological Research
Objective

  1. Develop methodology to determine if antimicrobial-agent residues bound to fecal contents are microbiologically active.
  2. Evaluate the use of current molecular biology, genomic, and proteomic technologies to determine the impact of antimicrobial-agent residues on the human-intestinal microbiota.
  3. Determine the potential of the intestinal microbiota to metabolize antimicrobial residues.
    More information
    Responsible Division: Microbiology
    Funding Source
    Nat'l. Center For Toxicological Research
    Project source
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    Project number
    E0732701
    Categories
    Chemical Contaminants
    Veterinary Drug Residues