Cultivable bacterial diversity from the human colon

@article{Duncan2007CultivableBD,
  title={Cultivable bacterial diversity from the human colon},
  author={Sylvia H. Duncan and Petra Louis and Harry J. Flint},
  journal={Letters in Applied Microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={44}
}
Knowledge of the composition of the colonic microbiota is important for our understanding of how the balance of these microbes is influenced by diet and the environment, and which bacterial groups are important in maintaining gut health or promoting disease. Molecular methodologies have advanced our understanding of the composition and diversity of the colonic microbiota. Importantly, however, it is the continued isolation of bacterial representatives of key groups that offers the best… 

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