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Obesity Protects Against Genital Herpes in Mice, Study Finds
A high-fat diet induced changes to the animals’ vaginal microbiomes that boosted survival after exposure to the virus.
Obesity Protects Against Genital Herpes in Mice, Study Finds
Obesity Protects Against Genital Herpes in Mice, Study Finds

A high-fat diet induced changes to the animals’ vaginal microbiomes that boosted survival after exposure to the virus.

A high-fat diet induced changes to the animals’ vaginal microbiomes that boosted survival after exposure to the virus.

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Animal Facilities Make Tough Decisions as Pandemic Closes Labs
Abby Olena, PhD | Mar 27, 2020 | 4 min read
Many researchers have stopped breeding mice, reduced the size of colonies, and established contingency plans in case animal care staff get sick.
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Microbes May Take Some of the Blame for the Reproducibility Crisis
Emma Yasinski | Apr 5, 2019 | 4 min read
Scientists find varied microbiota among the same strain of mice from four vendors—and that variability affects their susceptibility to infection.
A Database of Genetic Differences Among Lab Mice
Ashley P. Taylor | Aug 7, 2017 | 4 min read
Researchers have catalogued mutations in the coding regions of 36 of the most important mouse strains.
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