Rough and smooth colony growth of Enterobacter cloacae bacteria on Tryptic Soy Broth agar. Obtained from the CDC Public Health Image Library. Image credit: CDC(PHIL #6552), 1983. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Gut microbiota may causatively contribute to the development of Obesity & Insulin Resistance. More work needs to be done in this important research area.
The new study is titled: An opportunistic pathogen isolated from the gut of an obese human causes obesity in germfree mice. Continue reading