A Western Diet Ecological Module Identified from the ‘Humanized’ Mouse Microbiota Predicts Diet in Adults and Formula Feeding in Children

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A Western Diet Ecological Module Identified from the ‘Humanized’ Mouse Microbiota Predicts Diet in Adults and Formula Feeding in Children
Abstract
This study identified an ecological network module underlying the association of the gut microbiota with Western dietary habits.
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We sought to address two key questions. Can the microbial ecology of preclinical models predict human populations? And can we identify underlying principles that surpass the plasticity of microbial ecology in humans?
Link to Publication: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24391809

 

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Siddharth J, et al. A Western Diet Ecological Module Identified from the ‘Humanized’ Mouse Microbiota Predicts Diet in Adults and Formula Feeding in Children. PLoS ONE 2013;8(12):e83689. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0083689.
Copyright: © 2013 Siddharth et al.

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