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Temperature and humidity influences on inactivation kinetics of enteric viruses on surfaces.
Norovirus (NoV) and hepatitis A virus (HAV) are pathogenic enteric viruses responsible for public health concerns worldwide. The viral transmission occurs through fecally contaminated food, water,Expand
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Prevotella as a Hub for Vaginal Microbiota under the Influence of Host Genetics and Their Association with Obesity.
While the vaginal ecosystem is maintained through mutualistic relationships between the host and the vaginal bacteria, the effect of host genetics on the vaginal microbiota has not been wellExpand
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Oral Microbiota: Microbial Biomarkers of Metabolic Syndrome Independent of Host Genetic Factors
The oral microbiota plays a critical role in both local and systemic inflammation. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is characterized by low-grade inflammation, and many studies have been conducted on theExpand
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Effect of Temperature and Relative Humidity on the Survival of Foodborne Viruses during Food Storage
ABSTRACT Millions of people suffer from foodborne diseases throughout the world every year, and the importance of food safety has grown worldwide in recent years. The aim of this study was toExpand
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Genetic associations and shared environmental effects on the skin microbiome of Korean twins
BackgroundThe skin is the outermost layer of the human body and one of the key sites for host-microbe interactions. Both environmental and host genetic factors influence microbial communities inExpand
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Curcumin Shows Antiviral Properties against Norovirus
Phytochemicals provide environmentally friendly and relatively inexpensive natural products, which could potentially benefit public health by controlling human norovirus (HuNoV) infection. In thisExpand
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Enhancement of enteric adenovirus cultivation in a novel Ras-overexpressing cell line.
Enteric human adenoviruses (HAdVs; serotypes 40 and 41) have been identified as an emerging cause of drinking water contamination. Due to their fastidious characteristics, HAdVs are difficult toExpand
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Chemical and Microbiological Hazard Analysis of Floor-Settled Dust in Elementary School Classrooms in Korea
Objectives: This study investigated the levels and components of floor-settled dust in two elementary schools located at different sites (one near the Shihwa industrial complex and the other in aExpand
Additional file 1: Figure S1. of Genetic associations and shared environmental effects on the skin microbiome of Korean twins
Number of OTUs by skin pigmentation. Boxes represent the 25th percentile, median, and 75th percentile. Whiskers represent the lowest values and the highest values of skin pigmentation. Filled circlesExpand
Effect of Bifidobacterium isolates from discordant obesity twin pairs on obesity-induced inflammation and composition of cecal microbiota
In this study, we identified different strains of Bifidobacterium isolates from ten set of discordant monozygotic twin pairs who has more than 10% of differential BMI index and compared their strai...