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Gut bacteria foil a potent treatment for a devastating disease

Coloured scanning electron micrograph of Enterococcus faecalis bacteria

Enterococcus faecalis bacteria metabolize the drug levodopa in the gut, limiting the amount of the compound that reaches the brain. Credit: Dennis Kunkel Microscopy/SPL

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Nature 570, 418-419 (2019)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-019-01887-z

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