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Gastrointestinal Microbiology
edited by Arthur C. Ouwehand

Gastrointestinal Microbiology supplies a comprehensive and current overview of every aspect of gastrointestinal microbiota.

Features:

  • Considers the key role of microbiota in the health maintenance of the host, from infants to elderly, especially aspects of immunology and nutrition
  • Analyzes non-invasive sampling methods routinely used in medical practice
  • Provides an overview of valuable models to investigate the influence of various substances on human microbiota
  • Reviews the relationship between intestinal microbiota and diseases including inflammatory bowel disease and cancer
  • Tracks the development of genomic and molecular technologies to detect microbes and determine their impact on the host, as well as the molecular functioning of host-microbiota interactions

Contents

  1. Molecular Ecology of the Human Intestinal Microbiota
  2. Sampling Microbiota in the Human Gastrointestinal Tract
  3. The Normal Microbiota of the Human Gastrointestinal Tract: History, Succession and Dietary Influence
  4. The Intestinal Microbiota of Elderly
  5. Immune Modulation by the Intestinal Microbiota
  6. Mucosal Interactions and the Gastrointestinal Microbiota
  7. The Metabolism of Nutrients and Drugs by the Intestinal Microbiota
  8. The Metabolism of Polyphenols by the Human Gut Microbiota
  9. Molecular Analysis of Host-Microbe Interactions in the Gastrointestinal Tract
  10. The Infant Intestinal Microbiota in Allergy
  11. Probiotics: A Role in Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  12. The Gastrointestinal Microbiota in Cancer
  13. In Vitro Methods to Model the Gastrointestinal Tract
  14. Animal Models for the Human Gastrointestinal Tract
  15. Born Germfree - Microbial dependent
  16. Modifying the Intestinal Microbiota: Prebiotics
  17. Modifying the Intestinal Microbiota with Probiotics
  18. Modifying the Intestinal Microbiota with Antibiotics
  19. The Intestinal Microbiota of Pets; Dogs and Cats
  20. The Gastrointestinal Microbiota of Farm Animals

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Gastrointestinal Microbiology
edited by Arthur C. Ouwehand
2006 432 pages $198.95 + shipping
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