Monday, May 23, 2016

BacterioFiles 252 - Small Cells Supervise Circadian Cycles

This episode: In mice, high-fat diets affect their gut microbes, which in turn disrupts their circadian cycles and metabolic health!

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News item
Journal Paper:
Leone, V. et al. Effects of Diurnal Variation of Gut Microbes and High-Fat Feeding on Host Circadian Clock Function and Metabolism. Cell Host and Microbe 17, 681–689 (2015).

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