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The human microbiota and microbiome / edited by Julian R. Marchesi, Cardiff University, Cardiff.

Marchesi, Julian, (editor of compilation.). C.A.B. International, (issuing body.).
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Subject: Human body > Microbiology.
Metagenome > physiology.
Gastrointestinal Tract > microbiology.
Human Immunology and Allergology, (New March 2000)
Physiology of Human Nutrition.
Nutrition related Disorders and Therapeutic Nutrition.
Prion, Viral, Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens of Humans, (New March 2000)
Non-communicable Human Diseases and Injuries.
Molecular Biology and Molecular Genetics, (Discontinued March 2000, Reinstated and Revised June 2002)
Genetics and Molecular Biology of Microorganisms, (New March 2000)

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 197 pages) : illustrations (some color), charts.
  • Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The stomach and small and large intestinal microbiome / Christian U. Riedel, Andreas Schwiertz, and Markus Egert -- The oral microbiome / Egija Zaura, Jessica E. Koopman, Mercedes Fernandez y Mostajo and Wim Crielaard -- The human urogenital microbiome / Erika Bengston, Larry J. Forney and David E. Nelson -- The lung microbiome / Geraint B. Rogers, Mary P. Carroll and Kenneth D. Bruce -- The human skin microbiome / Jia Tong and Huiying Li -- Function of the human gut microbiota / Takahiro Matsuki and Ryuichiro Tanaka -- Models of the human microbiota and microbiome in vitro / Massimo Marzorati, Pieter Van Den Abbeele, Charlotte Grootaert, Rosemarie De Weirdt, Ane Marcos Carcavilla, Joan Vermeiren, and Tom Van de Wiele -- In vivo and animal models of the human gut microbiome / Andrew L. Goodman -- The gut microbiota in health and disease / Marco Ventura, Francesca Turroni, Francesco Strati, and Douwe van Sinderen -- Next-generation sequencing methods to investigate the human microbiome / Liang Xiao, Junjie Qin, Dongqian Shen, Chenming Jiang, Wanting Chen, Chuan Liu and Jun Wang -- Metabonomics for understanding gut microbiome and host metabolic interplay / Jia V. Li and Elaine Holmes.
Abstract: This book, inclusive of 11 chapters, discusses current knowledge on the human microbial flora and microbiome, with emphasis given to the human intestinal microbiota. Initial chapters are devoted to the discussion of the specific microbial flora of the digestive tract, lungs, urogenital tract and skin, both during healthy and diseased states. The latter chapters are devoted specifically to the human intestinal microbiota, which include discussions on in vitro and in vivo models, sequencing methods applications, and metabolic profiling studies.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also available in print format.
Source of Description Note: Title from PDF title page (viewed June 2, 2014).
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