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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Links for this episode:
- Nematode-trapping fungi sense pheromones (Curr Biol)
- Gut bacteria catabolize red seaweed glycans with genes from marine microbes (PNAS)
- Fecal transplants in the good old days (S Falkow)
- A safe hospital room of the future
- Letters read on TWiM 057
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