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Cultivating a Relationship with Gut Bacteria

Schretter, Catherine E. and Mazmanian, Sarkis K. (2018) Cultivating a Relationship with Gut Bacteria. Cell Metabolism, 27 (2). pp. 267-268. ISSN 1550-4131. doi:10.1016/j.cmet.2018.01.010.

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While the gut microbiome largely benefits host physiology, the impact of symbiosis on bacterial fitness has not been rigorously investigated. In this issue, Storelli et al. (2018) provide evidence that Drosophila actively cultivate a relationship with the growth-promoting bacterium Lactobacillus plantarum, delivering mutual benefits under nutrient-poor conditions.

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Additional Information:© 2018 Elsevier Inc. Under an Elsevier user license. Available online 6 February 2018.
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Official Citation:Catherine E. Schretter, Sarkis K. Mazmanian, Cultivating a Relationship with Gut Bacteria, Cell Metabolism, Volume 27, Issue 2, 6 February 2018, Pages 267-268, ISSN 1550-4131, (
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