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Nasal Microbiomes and Olfactory Genetics of Hunter-Gatherers and other Indigenous Communities in Peninsular Malaysia

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posted on 2023-06-04, 22:50 authored by SZE MEI LEE
This thesis presents an explorative study of nasal microbiomes and olfactory genetics among the diverse indigenous populations living in Peninsular Malaysia. It characterizes the complex microorganisms community in their nasal cavity and the associations with living environments and obesity. It also identifies the unique variations in olfactory receptor genes, which play important roles in odorant detection.

History

Principal supervisor

Maude Elvira Phipps

Additional supervisor 1

Professor Qasim Ayub

Year of Award

2023

Department, School or Centre

Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences (Monash University Malaysia)

Campus location

Malaysia

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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