Expert consensus document: The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) consensus statement on the definition and scope of prebiotics

@article{Gibson2017ExpertCD,
  title={Expert consensus document: The International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) consensus statement on the definition and scope of prebiotics},
  author={Glenn R. Gibson and Robert Hutkins and Mary Ellen Sanders and Susan L. Prescott and Raylene A. Reimer and Seppo Salminen and Karen P. Scott and Catherine Stanton and Kelly S. Swanson and Patrice D Cani and K. Verbeke and Gregor Reid},
  journal={Nature Reviews Gastroenterology \&Hepatology},
  year={2017},
  volume={14},
  pages={491-502}
}
In December 2016, a panel of experts in microbiology, nutrition and clinical research was convened by the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics to review the definition and scope of prebiotics. Consistent with the original embodiment of prebiotics, but aware of the latest scientific and clinical developments, the panel updated the definition of a prebiotic: a substrate that is selectively utilized by host microorganisms conferring a health benefit. This definition… 
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