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Bacterial strains augment cancer therapeutics

Bifidobacterium bifidum is enriched in the gut microbiome of patients who respond to cancer treatment, but only selected strains of commercial B. bifidum reduced tumour burden synergistically with therapy in a mouse model.

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Fig. 1: Specific B. bifidum strains synergize with cancer therapy.

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Hall, L.J., Robinson, S.D. Bacterial strains augment cancer therapeutics. Nat Microbiol 6, 275–276 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41564-021-00871-6

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