Mark Martin returns to TWiM for a discussion of the observation that Gram’s stain does not cross the bacterial cytoplasmic membrane, and suppression of gingival inflammation and bone loss through host modulation caused by episymbiotic Saccharibacteria.
Guest: Mark O. Martin
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Links for this episode:
- Gram’s stain does not cross cytoplasmic membrane (ACS Chem Biol)
- Gram stain protocol (pdf)
- Chemical mechanism of Gram’s stain (J Bact)
- Episymbiotic Saccharibacteria suppress disease (Host Cell Microbe)
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