Monday, May 16, 2016

BacterioFiles 251 - Mycophagous Myrmicinae Mutualist Microbes

This episode: Gut bacteria seem to help ants with very restrictive diets flourish more!

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Show notes:
Journal Paper:
Sapountzis, P. et al. Acromyrmex Leaf-Cutting Ants Have Simple Gut Microbiota with Nitrogen-Fixing Potential. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 81, 5527–5537 (2015).

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