Monday, September 21, 2015

Importance of Complex Microbial Communities Demonstrated in Mathematic Models of C. diff. Infections

A University of Michigan lab takes an integrated mathematical approach to understand the microbial community dynamics behind C. difficile infections. The team created a model to demonstrate that multiple coexisting populations, rather than one specific population of bacteria, conferred resistance to C. diff. infections. To read the full paper click here.

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