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Title: Geographical patterns of the standing and active human gut microbiome in health and IBD
Authors: Rehman, Ateequr
Rausch, Philipp
Wang, Jun
Skieceviciene, Jurgita
Kiudelis, Gediminas
Bhagalia, Ketan
Amarapurkar, Deepak
Kupcinskas, Limas
Schreiber, Stefan
Rosenstiel, Philip
Baines, John F
Ott, Stephan # ×
Issue Date: Feb-2016
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
Series Title: Gut vol:65 issue:2 pages:238-48
Article number: gutjnl-2014-308341
Abstract: A global increase of IBD has been reported, especially in countries that previously had low incidence rates. Also, the knowledge of the human gut microbiome is steadily increasing, however, limited information regarding its variation on a global scale is available. In the light of the microbial involvement in IBDs, we aimed to (1) identify shared and distinct IBD-associated mucosal microbiota patterns from different geographical regions including Europe (Germany, Lithuania) and South Asia (India) and (2) determine whether profiling based on 16S rRNA transcripts provides additional resolution, both of which may hold important clinical relevance.
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ISSN: 0017-5749
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Non-KU Leuven Association publications
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