On episode #27 of the podcast, Vincent, Elio, and Michael review how inflammation allows Salmonella to compete with fermenting gut microbes, and a riboswitch in bacterial and Archeal species that is triggered by fluoride.
Download TWiM #27 (52 MB, .mp3, 75 minutes).
Links for this episode:
- Gut inflammation aids Salmonella (PNAS)
- Gut inflammation allows enthanolamine utilization (PNAS)
- Are pathogenic bacteria looking for food (Trends Micro)
- Fluoride-responsive riboswitches (Science)
- Letters read on TWiM #27
Listener pick of the week:
Trudy – The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson
Send your microbiology questions and comments to email@example.com