The researchers of the Columbia University and the University of Florida, Robert F. Schwabe and Christian Jobin, explains in an opinion article how the microbiota and the host, form a complex ‘superorganism’ in wich symbiotic relationships confer benefits to the host in many key aspects of life. However, alterations of the microbiome may disturb this relationship and promote disease.
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- A synthetic consortium of 100 gut commensals modulates the composition and function in a colon model of the microbiome of elderly subjects
- ‘Multi-kingdom dialogue’ between internal, external microbiota
- Gut microbiota-derived short-chain fatty acids promote prostate cancer growth via IGF-1 signaling
- Diet alters entero-mammary signaling to regulate the breast microbiome and tumorigenesis