Friendly microbes control intestinal genes.
A paper in the Feb. 2 issue of Science reports the use of new molecular technologies for unraveling the age-old mystery of the relationships between ourselves and the microbes that live in our body. The study reveals that microorganisms in the gut influence the expression of a number of genes that are important to intestinal development and function.
National Institutes of Health and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
Washington University School of Medicine
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