TWiM 13: Probiotics and inflammasomes: Telling good bacteria from the bad

August 10, 2011

colonic epitheliumHosts: Stanley Maloy, Jo Handelsman, Michael Schmidt, and Elio Schaechter

On episode #13 of the podcast This Week in Microbiology, Stanley, Jo, Michael and Elio discuss how colonic microbial ecology and risk for colitis are regulated by an inflammasome, and amelioration of intestinal inflammation in mice by delivery of a probiotic-derived soluble protein to the colon.

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