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Elife. 2016 May 25;5. pii: e17052. doi: 10.7554/eLife.17052.

Does the brain listen to the gut?

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1
Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, Chicago, United States.
2
Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, United States.

Abstract

Transplanting gut bacteria from one mouse strain to another can override genetics and change behavior.

KEYWORDS:

behavior; brain; gut; microbiome; mouse; myelin; neuroscience; psychiatry

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