Through Ageing, and Beyond: Gut Microbiota and Inflammatory Status in Seniors and Centenarians

@inproceedings{Biagi2010ThroughAA,
  title={Through Ageing, and Beyond: Gut Microbiota and Inflammatory Status in Seniors and Centenarians},
  author={Elena Biagi and Lotta Nylund and Marco Candela and Rita Ostan and Laura Bucci and Elisa Pini and Janne Nikk{\"i}la and Daniela Monti and Reetta Satokari and Claudio Franceschi and Patrizia Brigidi and Willem M de Vos},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Age-related physiological changes in the gastrointestinal tract, as well as modifications in lifestyle, nutritional behaviour, and functionality of the host immune system, inevitably affect the gut microbiota, resulting in a greater susceptibility to infections. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS By using the Human Intestinal Tract Chip (HITChip) and quantitative PCR of 16S rRNA genes of Bacteria and Archaea, we explored the age-related differences in the gut microbiota composition… CONTINUE READING
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