The face of each person is inhabited by two species of ticks - the scientists

On the face of each person inhabits two guide microscopic vosmikova mites. Microorganisms cannot be seen with the naked eye, but they, according to scientists, are constant inhabitants of human skin. Data provided by the publication PLoS ONE.

Mites of the genus Demodex live in the hair follicles. The microorganisms feed on the fat of the sebaceous glands and sebum. The peak of activity of ticks falls at night.

Scientists have found two types of mites that inhabit the skin: Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis. Ticks are different from each other in size. Through the eight legs that work like blades motor boats, mites move in skin fat, and eat. Microorganisms do not pose any danger and is an example of a symbiotic or parasitic relationship, says Megan Comes from the State University of North Carolina.

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Note that data is not always safe pliers. In some cases, they can become carriers of the disease, inflammation and irritation of the skin. To do with mites of the genus Demodex anything. Microorganisms live side by side with humans for many thousands of years and are found in the skin of every person on the planet.

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