Effects of gut microbes on nutrient absorption and energy regulation.


Malnutrition may manifest as either obesity or undernutrition. Accumulating evidence suggests that the gut microbiota plays an important role in the harvest, storage, and expenditure of energy obtained from the diet. The composition of the gut microbiota has been shown to differ between lean and obese humans and mice; however, the specific roles that… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0884533611436116


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@article{KrajmalnikBrown2012EffectsOG, title={Effects of gut microbes on nutrient absorption and energy regulation.}, author={Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown and Z. Ilhan and Dae-Wook Kang and John K. Dibaise}, journal={Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition}, year={2012}, volume={27 2}, pages={201-14} }