Tuesday, March 10, 2015

BacterioFiles 205 - Colon Community Counterattacks Cholera

This episode: Microbes in the human gut seem to prevent/inhibit cholera!

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Show notes:
Journal Paper

Other interesting stories:
  • Gut microbes make lots of chemicals; some inhibit pathogens (paper)
  • Bacteria produce inhibitors of fungal crop pathogens (paper)
  • Phages could make pathogens less able to infect, in addition to killing them
  • Recycling diapers by growing mushrooms in them
  • Not ethanol, or butanol: now, biopropane

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