BacterioFiles 315: Probiotics Prevent Protein Plaques

October 31, 2017

This episode: In mice genetically modified to have Alzheimer’s-like disease, giving probiotics reduced their degeneration!

Thanks to Jintao Liu and Rosa Martinez-Corral for their contributions to this episode!

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Show notes:
Microbe of the episode: SARS coronavirus

Journal Paper:
Bonfili L, Cecarini V, Berardi S, Scarpona S, Suchodolski JS, Nasulti C, Fiorini D, Boarelli MC, Rossi G, Eleuteri AM. 2017. Microbiota modulation counteracts Alzheimer’s disease progression influencing neuronal proteolysis and gut hormone plasma levels. Sci Rep 7:2426.

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