Sophia Johnson

Sophia Johnson

Sep 06, 2018

Group 6 Copy 144
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Placentophagy is gaining in popularity as supporters of this behavior claim it has the ability to improve lactation, mood, recovery and engery level in childbirth. The placenta is often assumed to be sterile, but we now know that placentas have their own microbiome. This study aims to analyze the bacterial composition of processed placenta samples with attention on Group-B-Streptococci to understand potential bacterial infection associated with placentophagy.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Mapping Addiction

    Addiction and drug dependence are preventable and treatable diseases. Understanding the neurophysiological...

    T Cell Vaccines as an Immunotherapy for Type 1 Diabetes

    Type 1 Diabetes develops when CD4+ T cells aren't taught to differentiate between self-antigens and foreign...

    Can we stop the spread of breast cancer?

    Cancer treatment is a challenging, complex and exhausting process for the patient, their family and medical...

    Backer Badge Funded