Monday, January 19, 2015

BacterioFiles 199 - Prokaryote Protein Provokes Problem

This episode: A protein from gut bacteria has been tentatively linked with a human protein related to eating disorders!

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Show notes:
News item/Journal Paper

Other interesting stories:
  • Plant virus affects parasitism suffered by insect that carries the virus (paper)
  • Bacteria could help make more powerful lasers (paper)
  • Gut microbes can control gene expression of gut cells somewhat
  • Using bacterial immune system to turn off HPV defenses in cervical cancer
  • Gut community composition could be used to detect cancer

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