Daily changes in mouse gut bacteria moves with internal clock, gender

4 agosto 2015

Researchers analyzed circadian rhythms in abundance and type of microbiota in the gut and feces of mice using genetic sequencing. They found that the absolute abundance of a large group of rod-shaped bacteria common in the gut and skin of animals, and relative species make-up of the microbiome, changed over a 24-hour cycle, and this rhythmicity was more pronounced in female mice.img src=»http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciencedaily/~4/fxVVtX7fPE0″ height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/