Gut microbiota: a key player in health and disease. A review focused on obesity

@article{VillanuevaMilln2015GutMA,
  title={Gut microbiota: a key player in health and disease. A review focused on obesity},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Jes{\'u}s Villanueva-Mill{\'a}n and Patricia P{\'e}rez-Matute and Jos{\'e} A Oteo},
  journal={Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry},
  year={2015},
  volume={71},
  pages={509-525}
}
Gut microbiota, its evolutive dynamics and influence on host through its protective, trophic and metabolic actions, has a key role in health and opens unique opportunities for the identification of new markers of the physiopathological state of each individual. Alterations in gut microbiota composition have been associated with plenty disorders. Of interest, the vast number of studies demonstrates the role of microbiota in obesity, a serious public health problem that has reached epidemic… CONTINUE READING
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