The TWiM team explore how Lactobacillus reuteri can rescue social deficits in three mouse models of autism spectrum disorder, and the role of Salmonella persisters in undermining host defenses during antibiotic treatment.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Michael Schmidt, and Elio Schaechter
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- Bacteria alter behavior in mouse autism models (Neuron)
- Mice behaving badly (TWiM 131)
- Salmonella persisters undermine host immune defenses (Science)
- Persister cells (Ann Rev Microbiol)
- Letters read on TWiM 193
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