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    Beneficial gut bacterium can be made oxygen-tolerant


    One of the beneficial gut bacteria residing in the human gut, which normally cannot survive in an environment with oxygen, can now be made oxygen-tolerant.

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    ME linked to changes in the gut microbiome and metabolites


    Two studies have found that myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is associated with reduced levels in the gastrointestinal microbiome of microbes known to produce the fatty acid butyrate, disruptions that could explain in part how the immune system becomes disrupted in people with ME/CFS.