Gut microbiome_Stecher_McHardy_MvP_LMU_cr (IMAGE) German Center for Infection Research Caption Illustration of the described microbiome research: germ-free mouse as an animal model, agar plates with cultures of bacteria isolated from the intestine and antibiotic test strips and platelets, and representation of a DNA sequence comparison. Credit Max von Pettenkofer Institute, LMU Munich / Bärbel Stecher Usage Restrictions Re-use of the image is only permitted in conjunction with the press release. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.