Editorial | Volume 11, Issue 4, July, 2023

Microbes as a gift from God

Ajar Nath Yadav Divjot Kour Neelam Yadav   

Open Access   

Published:  Jun 04, 2023

DOI: 10.7324/JABB.2023.157095

Microbes, the fascinating and imperceptible organisms, are minuscule creatures that cannot be observed without the aid of magnification. Microorganisms are ubiquitous in nature that are known to exist everywhere from the equator to the poles, deserts to the deep sea, rocks, geysers, and even extreme hot and cold conditions. Microbes are unicellular or multicellular organisms and belong to three domains of life i.e. archaea, bacteria, and eukarya. These tiny creatures are truly a gift from God as they play several roles for the environment and every creature of the earth such as humans, plants, and animals, without (gnotobiotic condition) which quality and quantity of life will drastically reduce. Microbes where maintain the biogeological cycles in the environment and on the other hand they maintain the soil fertility. In plants, they help in plant growth promotion by protecting them from pathogens and fulfilling nutritional requirements, whereas in humans and animals, they maintain cognitive functions. The importance and their role played in nature the scientist have gained research interest past many decades and they have been studied via culturable and unculturable (metagenomics) techniques.

Keyword:     Gut microbiota Human Microbiome Microbiome Plant Microbiome Soil Microbiome


Yadav AN, Kour D, Yadav N. Microbes as a gift from God. J Appl Biol Biotech. 2023; 11 (04), i-iv. https://doi.org/10.7324/JABB.2023.157095

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