Monday, October 20, 2014

BacterioFiles 187 - Bacteria Bolster Bedbug Biotin

This episode: Some Wolbachia bacteria produce vitamin B7 for their insect hosts!

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Show notes:
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Other interesting stories:
  • Play classic video games with live microbes
  • Bacterial polysaccharides could make better low-fat products
  • Getting rid of H. pylori could be associated with obesity
  • Bacteria fight against bad fungal infection of rice
  • Converting plant parts directly into ethanol

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