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Episode 50: October 2018

In this special episode, we discuss how tiny microbes in the gut – the microbiome – can have a huge impact on the lives of animals.
Episode 50: October 2018
Gerd Altmann

Chapters

  1. 1:02
    Keeping beneficial bacteria safe
    The microbiome protects beneficial gut bacteria from toxic substances in our diets.Microbiome collection curated by Wendy Garrett.
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  2. 7:03
    Meddling with the microbiome
    A dose of antibiotics early in life may increase the risk of type 1 diabetes.
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  3. 14:02
    You are what you eat
    Mice raised in sterile environments are less social.
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  4. 19:20
    Pirates of the gut
    Some bacteria are able to steal vitamin B12 from us as it passes through the small intestine.
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  5. 25:33
    Pecking order
    The order in which we acquire bacteria early in life affects the composition our gut microbiome as adults.
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