Debugging the gut-brain axis in depression

Cell Host Microbe. 2022 Mar 9;30(3):281-283. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2022.02.007.


In this issue of Cell Host & Microbe, Li et al. take a step toward a better understanding of the microbiome-gut-brain axis in mental health. They report gastrointestinal testosterone degradation by a specific bacterial strain as a potential mechanism impacting symptom expression in males with depression.

Publication types

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MeSH terms

  • Bacteria / metabolism
  • Brain-Gut Axis*
  • Depression
  • Gastrointestinal Microbiome*