Symbiosis: Gut Bacteria Manipulate Host Behaviour

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Abstract

Bacteria resident in the gut of Drosophila modify the fly's innate chemosensory responses to nutritional stimuli. In effect, the gut microbiome compels the host to forage on food patches that favour particular assemblages of bacteria.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)R746-R747
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume27
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - 7 Aug 2017

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