Do Gut Bugs Put the Brakes on Myelination? | The Translational Microbiome Research Forum

 "Gut bacteria may play a role in regulating myelination in the prefrontal cortex (PFC), researchers reported here.

Microbe-free mice had greater expression of myelin-related genes and hypermyelination in the PFC compared with control animals, Alan Hoban, PhD, of University College Cork in Ireland, and colleagues presented at a poster session at the Society for Neuroscience meeting ."



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