Study Detail

TitleGut microbiome of hibernating bears
Study TypeOther
Abstract I hypothesize that the colon microbiome of the hibernating black bears is a unique assemblage of bacteria that performs functions vital for hibernation, giving bears the unique ability to survive for months without eating or urinating. The first step in studying this phenomenon is to identify the ba .. [more]
Center NameUniversity of California San Diego Microbiome Initiative