Evidence for plasmid-mediated salt tolerance in the human gut microbiome and potential mechanisms

@inproceedings{Broaders2016EvidenceFP,
  title={Evidence for plasmid-mediated salt tolerance in the human gut microbiome and potential mechanisms},
  author={Eileen Broaders and Ciar{\'a}n O’Brien and Cormac G. M. Gahan and Julian R Marchesi},
  booktitle={FEMS microbiology ecology},
  year={2016}
}
The human gut microbiome is critical to health and wellbeing. It hosts a complex ecosystem comprising a multitude of bacterial species, which contributes functionality that would otherwise be absent from the host. Transient and commensal bacteria in the gut must withstand many stresses. The influence of mobile genetic elements such as plasmids in stress… CONTINUE READING
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