Microbes, metabolites, and the gut–lung axis

@article{Dang2019MicrobesMA,
  title={Microbes, metabolites, and the gut–lung axis},
  author={Anh Thu Dang and Benjamin J Marsland},
  journal={Mucosal Immunology},
  year={2019},
  pages={1-8}
}
The microbiota plays an essential role in the education, development, and function of the immune system, both locally and systemically. Emerging experimental and epidemiological evidence highlights a crucial cross-talk between the intestinal microbiota and the lungs, termed the ‘gut–lung axis’. Changes in the constituents of the gut microbiome, through either diet, disease or medical interventions (such as antibiotics) is linked with altered immune responses and homeostasis in the airways. The… CONTINUE READING
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