TWiM 71: Colon cancer’s little shop of horrors

January 22, 2014

Butyric acidHosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael Schmidt and Michele Swanson

Vincent, Michael, and Michele explain how the gut microbiome modulates colon tumorigenesis, and regulation of intestinal macrophage function by the microbial metabolite butyrate.

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