Healthy fat hidden in dirt may fend off anxiety disorders – Neuroscience News

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10(Z)-hexadecenoic acid, a fatty acid found in the soil based bacterium Mycobacterium vaccae, interacts with immune cells to inhibit pathways that drive inflammation and increases resilience to stress. Researchers say the findings could bring us one step closer to developing a microbe-based “stress vaccine”.

Source: Healthy fat hidden in dirt may fend off anxiety disorders – Neuroscience News

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