Enzyme treatment of skin samples improves microbiome analysis

In many skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis and acne, the bacterial layer protecting the skin is damaged. “Our goal is to learn the role played in such illnesses by the various kinds of skin bacteria,” says Dr. Martin Köberle, head of the Dermatoinfectology Laboratory at the Klinikum Rechts der Isar of the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Past efforts […]