Intestinal microbiota contributes to individual susceptibility to alcoholic liver disease.

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OBJECTIVE There is substantial inter-individual diversity in the susceptibility of alcoholics to liver injury. Alterations of intestinal microbiota (IM) have been reported in alcoholic liver disease (ALD), but the extent to which they are merely a consequence or a cause is unknown. We aimed to demonstrate that a specific dysbiosis contributes to the… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/gutjnl-2015-310585

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