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Elite athletes house abundant performance-enhancing bacteria

June 28, 2019

Colonies of bacteria residing in our guts can likely ward off diseases such as type-2 diabetes. Upon closer inspection, researchers from Joslin Diabetes Center in Massachusetts, US, have ascertained that a species of bacteria metabolises lactic acid produced from exercise and converts it into a short-chain fatty acid (propionate), which is later used to improve […]

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