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144: Hacking the microbiome to unlock superpowers - Zack Abbott, founder and CEO - ZBiotics
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How do you get a rounds engineering a g bacteria? Did you have to bring this to Market again? I wasn't testing the other stuff just to Indiana bacteria. I mean that's what I got to the table. So I was likely able to kind of conceive of design and build our products in terms of casting obviously initial testing and things to come and see I could you buy things we need to do for regulatory body like yeah. Yeah, you don't need to be outsourced certain way on certain protocols matter to the company in terms of the quality of the product. I did but everything that's what was important for regulatory. We outsourced to make sure that that was done by professional well,
Make your own urine Labs with a G that my house or say when she looks like license ever think AAA going back. I cannot wish we set this up ourselves and hope it turns out that because of the bacteria will use a lot of facilities don't like working with it because it's really great that it's difficult to get out of their equipment for Farmers like ourselves.
To do you make a by ingesting and if I could really cool platform has your entire meal plan in like about you as soon as they send information Mississippi cool. What kind of impact your stuff at have on people's Michael by Eminem about like is that ways to create a bacteria? That was like so fat, right? So you don't need to take like the Alcove ones that is just like your stomach feel a bit safer with your drinking. Yeah. Yeah, I specifically chose a bacteria that you're basically asking like I'm at where is fundamentally going to change it? And so she opted for the opposite approach and is so different.
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So that was kind of things. Are you looking into that direction to micro that gets in there and it's only beneficial interaction with your gut and with your body and with the microbiome and what the numbers combinations of Katrina pause it better for you. Really what happening is the network of like metabolic pathways and kind of small molecules that are being spit out. The network is more important I think than Jakob.
Engineering a microbe to create some sort of beneficial output. You know is he still doesn't like you two are really valuable small molecules that you got any microbiome until I get them to just do the outfit. I need those are the things that we're looking into a positive way supplying nutrients that support the positive output or supplying a bug that makes a simple strategy.
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Thousands of species of bacteria or if you are stool and delivery person in a way that is on Gross as possible, but it's really just so you know, the major cause arm a disability people of the for microbiome that he's transplants work and help people resist not simply fatal infection. So there are certainly other applications. I am confident that science will move forward and we will become more sophisticated. This will check I don't know what to do.
Get the hair for realized I have been a few patients have been approved. But other people who are not approved, they can't just take a few people and so they're constantly have donated material. So that's interesting and a microphone and say different than you can just see that how unhealthy when it's past the other and thinks they live longer than sings amazing.
Complex thing in our body is amazing. It would be like in 5 years time. What do you think's going to be like available on the market for people to do things to be consuming my goodbyes and hopefully hopefully other company that are there a lot of stuff in the pipeline know that you're bored at all these lost. I think she said yes or no specific benefits each year to eat your micro those will exist more of them exist. And I think people are still think we're very much is hard to predict when that will happen to be optimistic Lee ten years, but I think that in the meantime the strongest of the ones where you focus on what else is being simple interaction and really try manipulate those small.
Rodger ranch or what kind of some of the really cool things that you just wouldn't even realize would be possible. But at some point we'll be there like cooling right by the way because of writing. I wasn't that crazy next apple stuff that one day will I be possible we can regulate your sleep and regulates your neurological development. You can make people who are resistant to disease if you are like OSHA regulated in terms of like their sleep and muscle development in Muscle Recovery, and it just sort of like it's the core of so many functions in your body system in a logical system of your body in so if you're able. Bozeman control over those things,
We could simply manufacture your biology in partnership in a way that would make you be able to recover from exercise more quickly and more efficiently and prevent people from getting these are related to Sugar heart disease in all these things that are really regulated by through your Independence and sleep cycles to basically like me and then of course infectious diseases on the skin on your mouth, really really cool. I got to ask that
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Is it was like that also giving you any lessons on life and hugs children be careful of your head. I need the parking spot to reach out when they're really frustrated about not going right and I understand every day. This is what I care about him. I do. Love you.
Clothes and things like that and I think of things that may be the last box using USB C but kinda classy by but I like when you have here by people stories that since they're rotten things that make him happy like we do that sometimes we found there is probably some nice truck.
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