Monday, April 21, 2014

BacterioFiles 163 - Pseudomyrmex Sidekicks Stop Sprout Sickness

This episode: Ants teaming with bacteria help defend plants from bacterial pathogens!

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Show notes:
News item/Journal Paper

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**Compounds from ocean bacteria could inhibit pathogens without inducing resistance
**Dog-related microbes could affect the gut microbe in ways that protect against allergies (paper)
**Stomach bacteria are most peaceful in humans they've co-evolved with
**Bacteria in toxic environment could be useful converting toxic elements into useful electronic components

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