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Gut Bacteria Can Affect Fat Absorption, and Act in Accordance to “Social Structures”

Gut Bacteria

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  • Research reveals that bacteria may have social structures similar to plants and animals. Certain bacteria have the ability to produce chemical compounds that inhibit the growth and/or kill off other bacteria, while not harming their own kind or closely related microbes that are immune to the “biological warfare agents” produced


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