A member of the gut mycobiota modulates host purine metabolism exacerbating colitis in mice.


The commensal microbiota has an important impact on host health, which is only beginning to be elucidated. Despite the presence of fungal, archaeal, and viral members, most studies have focused solely on the bacterial microbiota. Antibodies against the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae are found in some patients with Crohn's disease (CD), suggesting that the… (More)
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaf9044


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