TWiM 57: Updating the human gut microbiome to degrade seaweed

June 5, 2013

Starter Unagi Terrine by flickr user: ulterior epicure

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Michael Schmidt, and Elio Schaechter

Vincent, Elio and Michael discuss fungi that use pheromones to trap nematodes, and how genes obtained from marine bacteria help gut bacteria degrade algal carbohydrates.

 

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