Human gut microbiota: definition, composition, and the effect of diet

CONTENTS Definition and composition of the human gut microbiota Factors affecting gut microbiota composition and development The composition of the gut microbiota throughout life References Definition and composition of the human gut microbiota The human gastrointestinal tract is one of the most fierce and competitive ecological niches. It harbors viruses, eukaryotes, bacteria, and one member […]

Human microbiota: definition, composition, functions, antibiotics

CONTENTS What is the human microbiota? Composition of the human microbiota Functions of the human microbiota Human Microbiome Project Effects of antibiotics References What is the human microbiota? It has been known for almost a century that humans harbor a microbial ecosystem, known as human microbiota, remarkably dense and diverse, made up of a  number […]

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