microbiota

Mice Reproducibility Crisis May Be Linked To Microbiota

April 08, 2019

Professor Andreas Baumler was featured in an article by Emma Yasinski at The Scientist regarding his team's recently published evidence that at least in some mouse studies, the problem of reproducibility may come down to the bacteria in the model’s gut.

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Publication: "Diabetes-associated alterations in the cecal microbiome and metabolome are independent of diet or environment in the UC Davis Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Rat model"

November 14, 2018

Piccolo, B.D., Graham, J.L., Stanhope, K.L., Nookaew, I., Mercer, K.E., Chintapalli, S.V., Wankhade, U.D., Shankar, K., Havel, P.J., Adams, S.H. 2018. Diabetes-associated alterations in the cecal microbiome and metabolome are independent of diet or environment in the UC Davis type 2-diabetes mellitus rat model. American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpendo.00203.2018.