Meta-analyses of human gut microbes associated with obesity and IBD.

@article{Walters2014MetaanalysesOH,
  title={Meta-analyses of human gut microbes associated with obesity and IBD.},
  author={William A. Walters and Zech Xu and Rob Knight},
  journal={FEBS letters},
  year={2014},
  volume={588 22},
  pages={4223-33}
}
Recent studies have linked human gut microbes to obesity and inflammatory bowel disease, but consistent signals have been difficult to identify. Here we test for indicator taxa and general features of the microbiota that are generally consistent across studies of obesity and of IBD, focusing on studies involving high-throughput sequencing of the 16S rRNA… CONTINUE READING