TWiM reveals a potential mucus-busting weapon for patients with cystic fibrosis, and bacteria in the intestinal tract that can oxidize cholesterol, leading to lower levels of the lipid in blood.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Michael Schmidt, Michele Swanson and Elio Schaechter.
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- Biofilm eradication with nitric oxide release (ACS Inf Dis)
- Pseudomonas quorum sensing network (Protein)
- Cholesterol metabolism by gut bacteria (Cell Host Microbe)
- Microbes might manage your cholesterol (Harvard Gazette)
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