Microbiota-targeted therapies: an ecological perspective.

@article{Lemon2012MicrobiotatargetedTA,
  title={Microbiota-targeted therapies: an ecological perspective.},
  author={Katherine P. Lemon and Gary C Armitage and David A. Relman and Michael A. Fischbach},
  journal={Science translational medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={4 137},
  pages={137rv5}
}
The connection between disease and the disruption of homeostatic interactions between the host and its microbiota is now well established. Drug developers and clinicians are starting to rely more heavily on therapies that directly target the microbiota and on the ecology of the microbiota to understand the outcomes of these treatments. The effects of those microbiota-targeted therapies that alter community composition range in scale from eliminating individual strains of a single species (for… CONTINUE READING
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