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New Insights in Gut Microbiota Establishment in Healthy Breast Fed Neonates
The establishment of a pioneer gut microbiota is increasingly recognized as a crucial stage in neonatal development influencing health throughout life. While current knowledge is mainly based onExpand
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The effects of iron fortification on the gut microbiota in African children: a randomized controlled trial in Cote d'Ivoire.
BACKGROUND Iron is essential for the growth and virulence of many pathogenic enterobacteria, whereas beneficial barrier bacteria, such as lactobacilli, do not require iron. Thus, increasing colonicExpand
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Vertical mother-neonate transfer of maternal gut bacteria via breastfeeding.
Breast milk has recently been recognized as source of commensal and potential probiotic bacteria. The present study investigated whether viable strains of gut-associated obligate anaerobes are sharedExpand
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Assessment of bacterial diversity in breast milk using culture-dependent and culture-independent approaches.
Initial neonatal gut colonisation is a crucial stage for developing a healthy physiology, beneficially influenced by breast-feeding. Breast milk has been shown not only to provide nutrients andExpand
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Characterization of the xylan-degrading microbial community from human faeces.
In humans, plant cell wall polysaccharides represent an important source of dietary fibres that are digested by gut microorganisms. Despite the extensive degradation of xylan in the colon, theExpand
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Impact of human milk bacteria and oligosaccharides on neonatal gut microbiota establishment and gut health.
Neonatal gut microbiota establishment represents a crucial stage for gut maturation, metabolic and immunologic programming, and consequently short- and long-term health status. Human milkExpand
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Functional dysbiosis within the gut microbiota of patients with constipated‐irritable bowel syndrome
The role of the gut microbiota in patho‐physiology of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is suggested by several studies. However, standard cultural and molecular methods used to date have not revealedExpand
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Advances and perspectives in in vitro human gut fermentation modeling.
The gut microbiota is a highly specialized organ containing host-specific assemblages of microbes whereby metabolic activity directly impacts human health and disease. In vitro gut fermentationExpand
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Iron depletion and repletion with ferrous sulfate or electrolytic iron modifies the composition and metabolic activity of the gut microbiota in rats.
Iron (Fe) deficiency anemia is a global health concern and Fe fortification and supplementation are common corrective strategies. Fe is essential not only for the human host but also for nearly allExpand
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Comparison of the Caco-2, HT-29 and the mucus-secreting HT29-MTX intestinal cell models to investigate Salmonella adhesion and invasion.
Human intestinal cell models are widely used to study host-enteric pathogen interactions, with different cell lines exhibiting specific characteristics and functions in the gut epithelium. InExpand
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