Recent urbanization in China is correlated with a Westernized microbiome encoding increased virulence and antibiotic resistance genes

@inproceedings{Winglee2017RecentUI,
  title={Recent urbanization in China is correlated with a Westernized microbiome encoding increased virulence and antibiotic resistance genes},
  author={Kathryn Winglee and Annie Green Howard and Wei Sha and Raad Z. Gharaibeh and Jiawu Liu and Donghui Jin and Anthony A. Fodor and Penny Gordon-Larsen},
  booktitle={Microbiome},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Urbanization is associated with an increased risk for a number of diseases, including obesity, diabetes, and cancer, which all also show associations with the microbiome. While microbial community composition has been shown to vary across continents and in traditional versus Westernized societies, few studies have examined urban-rural differences… CONTINUE READING
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