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Impact of Melamine on Human Intestinal Microbiota: Does the Human Intestinal Microbiota Have the Enzymatic Capacity to Metabolize Melamine to Cyanuric Acid?

Cerniglia, Carl
DHHS/FDA/CVM - Division of Animal and Food Microbiology
DHHS/FDA - National Center for Toxicological Research

  1. Determine if melamine impacts the population dynamics of the human intestinal microbiota.
  2. Determine if the human intestinal microbiota metabolizes melamine to cyanuric acid.
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Responsible Division: Microbiology
Funding Source
Nat'l. Center For Toxicological Research
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Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants