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BacterioFiles 358 - elegans Endures Edifying Enterococcus

BacterioFiles 358 - elegans Endures Edifying Enterococcus

This episode: Roundworms and not-too-irritating bacteria quickly evolve a beneficial relationship when under threat from other bacterial pathogens! Download Episode (7.5 MB, 8.1 minutes) Show notes: Microbe of the episode: Siegesbeckia yellow vein betasatellite News item Journal Paper: Rafaluk‐Mohr C, Ashby B, Dahan DA, King KC. 2018. Mutual fitness benefits arise during coevolution in a nematode-defensive microbe model. Evol Lett 2:246–256. Other interesting stories: Phages can hide in bacterial spores and attack when the bacteria revive (paper) Probiotics seemed to increase risk in mice from gut parasite Studying the value of using probiotics before or after antibiotics More microbes than realized, even in gut, may be able to generate electricity Magnetotactic bacteria are really cool   Email questions or comments to bacteriofiles at gmail dot com. Thanks for listening! Subscribe: Apple Podcasts, RSS, Google Play. Support the show at Patreon, or check out the show at Twitter