Caffeine in the Gut

This is a little different than my usual blog posts, but I thought it was pretty cool.

                               
Bacteria use caffeine as food source

                                A new bacterium that uses caffeine for food has been discovered by a doctoral student at the University of Iowa.  The bacterium uses newly discovered digestive enzymes to break down the caffeine, which allows it to live and grow.

                           

One Response to “Caffeine in the Gut”

  1. The Vitamin Fox May 25, 2011 10:56 am
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