Monday, December 29, 2014

BacterioFiles 197 - Fucose Feeds Friendly Fighters

Fucose (or lack) on gut cells.
Pickard 2014 Fig 1
This episode: When sensing an infection, mice make sure to keep their gut bacteria well-fed. And it pays off!

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Show notes:
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