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October 10, 2013 · Leave a Comment

The Diet And Genome Microbiome Dance

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

  A¬†Mayo Clinic¬†researcher, and collaborators, have shown that an individual’s diet and genomic makeup interact to determine which microbes exist and how they act in the host intestine. The study was modeled in germ-free knockout mice to mimic a genetic condition that affects 1 in 5 humans and increases the risk for digestive diseases. You […]

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Tags: Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, center for individualized medicine, Crohns Disease, Fucose, Gastroenterologist, Gastroenterology, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, microbiome, Microbiome Program, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Purna Kashyap


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