The microbiome mediates the interaction between predation and heavy metals

Sadeq SA, Mills RIL, Beckerman AP.
Sci Total Environ. 2021 Feb 6;775:145144. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145144. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33631565
Data from a factorial experiment revealed that the effect of predation risk on traits was often mediated by copper (predation risk and copper interact). These patterns align with theory linking predation risk and copper contamination via digesti …