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The mouse is one of the most commonly used experimental animals in gut microbiota mechanistic studies. A recent report published by Kelly Servick, a science journalist and staff writer at Science, proposes that laboratory mouse microbiota is an invisible variable that may explain why it is so difficult to reproduce the results of mouse experiments.   Although for in vivo…

Andreu Prados
Andreu Prados holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy & Human Nutrition and Dietetics. Science writer specialised in gut microbiota and probiotics, working also as lecturer and consultant in nutrition and healthcare. Follow Andreu on Twitter @andreuprados

The mouse is one of the most commonly used experimental animals in gut microbiota mechanistic studies. A recent report published by Kelly Servick, a science journalist and staff writer at Science, proposes that laboratory mouse microbiota is an invisible variable that may explain why it is so difficult to reproduce the results of mouse experiments.   Although for in vivo…

Andreu Prados
Andreu Prados holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy & Human Nutrition and Dietetics. Science writer specialised in gut microbiota and probiotics, working also as lecturer and consultant in nutrition and healthcare. Follow Andreu on Twitter @andreuprados