Introduction

Chlamydia pneumoniae causes usually mild infections of the respiratory tract in humans. It has further been associated with diverse chronic inflammatory diseases such as atherosclerosis and asthma. Chlamydia pneumoniae is a member of the order Chlamydiales which contains a couple of other human pathogens and animal pathogens. A common feature of all chlamydiae is a unique biphasic, strictly intracellular life cycle. Metabol-ically inactive elementary bodies (EBs) infect the cells, then they transform into reticulate bodies which multiply inside special inclusions. Because of this developmental cycle, chlamydiae are difficult to culture, posing special challenges to diagnosis and research. Research on these bacteria is further complicated by the lack of gene transformation systems.

Getting Started With Dumbbells

Getting Started With Dumbbells

The use of dumbbells gives you a much more comprehensive strengthening effect because the workout engages your stabilizer muscles, in addition to the muscle you may be pin-pointing. Without all of the belts and artificial stabilizers of a machine, you also engage your core muscles, which are your body's natural stabilizers.

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