Gut Microbiota of Healthy and Malnourished Children in Bangladesh

  title={Gut Microbiota of Healthy and Malnourished Children in Bangladesh},
  author={Shirajum Monira and Shota Nakamura and Kazuyoshi Gotoh and Kaori Izutsu and Haruo Watanabe and Nur Haque Alam and Hubert Ph. Endtz and Alejandro Cravioto and Sk. Imran Ali and Takaaki Nakaya and Toshihiro Horii and Tetsuya Iida and Munirul Alam},
  booktitle={Front. Microbio.},
Poor health and malnutrition in preschool children are longstanding problems in Bangladesh. Gut microbiota plays a tremendous role in nutrient absorption and determining the state of health. In this study, metagenomic tool was employed to assess the gut microbiota composition of healthy and malnourished children. DNA was extracted from fecal samples of seven healthy and seven malnourished children (n = 14; age 2-3 years) were analyzed for the variable region of 16S rRNA genes by universal… CONTINUE READING
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Gut microbiota of healthy and malnourished

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Microbio. 2:228. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2011.00228 This article was submitted to Frontiers in Evolutionary and Genomic Microbiology, a specialty of Frontiers in Microbiology

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