A method for measuring sulfide toxicity in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans

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Livshits, Leonid ; Gross, Einav (2017)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: MethodsX, volume 4, pages 250-255 (issn: 2215-0161, eissn: 2215-0161)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.mex.2017.07.005, pmc: PMC5545937
  • Subject: C. elegans | Methylene blue | Q | Science | egl-9 | Cysteine catabolism | Sulfide | Method Article

Cysteine catabolism by gut microbiota produces high levels of sulfide. Excessive sulfide can interfere with colon function, and therefore may be involved in the etiology and risk of relapse of ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease affecting millions of peopl... View more
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