Dietary l-glutamine supplementation modulates microbial community and activates innate immunity in the mouse intestine

Abstract

This study was conducted to determine effects of dietary supplementation with 1 % l-glutamine for 14 days on the abundance of intestinal bacteria and the activation of intestinal innate immunity in mice. The measured variables included (1) the abundance of Bacteroidetes, Firmicutes, Lactobacillus, Streptococcus and Bifidobacterium in the lumen of the small… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00726-014-1793-0

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