Commensal Clostridia: leading players in the maintenance of gut homeostasis

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The gastrointestinal tract is a complex and dynamic network where an intricate and mutualistic symbiosis modulates the relationship between the host and the microbiota in order to establish and ensure gut homeostasis. Commensal Clostridia consist of gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria in the phylum Firmicutes and make up a substantial part of the total… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1757-4749-5-23

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@inproceedings{Lopetuso2013CommensalCL, title={Commensal Clostridia: leading players in the maintenance of gut homeostasis}, author={L R Lopetuso and Franco Scaldaferri and Valentina Petito and Antonio Gasbarrini}, booktitle={Gut pathogens}, year={2013} }