Michael and Vincent present Spotlights, brief reviews of classic papers in the Journal of Bacteriology, and explain how a single bacterial species can reverse autism-like social deficits in the offspring of obese mice.
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Links for this episode
- Protein secretion in E. coli (J Bacteriol)
- Plague pathogenesis (J Bacteriol)
- Reversal of diet induced social defects (Cell)
- Letters read on TWiM 131
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