Friday, March 8, 2013

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 116 - Colonizer Counterattacks cholerae

This episode: Some bacteria respond to attacks from other bacteria with their own deadly strike!

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Show notes:
News Item/Journal Paper

Other interesting stories:
**Gut community may be associated with cardiovascular health
**Using a virus to build the heart a new biological pacemaker
**Bacteria change their genetic code in presence of unusual carbon source (paper)
**Cholesterol metabolism seems to influence gut microbes (in hamsters)
**Gut bacteria could affect appetite

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