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Gut microbiome in rats: Effects of diet on community structure and host-microbiome interactions

BARRON PASTOR, HELI JAIME

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Host-microbe interactions are now considered essential for maintaining host health. It is known that short and long term dietary interventions influences the structure and activity of gut bacterial communities. However, our understanding of the forces shaping the gut microbiota is still limited and controversial, and most of the studies of the gut microbiota use the microbiota from faeces as a proxy for the intestinal tract populations. As such, the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/117702

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