“It would not surprise me if someone somewhere starts doing it,” Dr. Karp said.
Gut bacteria, transplanted from thin mice to obese mice, made the obese mice thin.
Gut Microbiota from Twins Discordant for Obesity Modulate Metabolism in Mice
The study, published online Thursday by the journal Science, is “pretty striking,” said Dr. Jeffrey Flier, an obesity researcher and the dean of the Harvard Medical School, who was not involved with the study. “It’s a very powerful set of experiments.”
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