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Obesity and gut flora

Nature volume 444, pages 10091010 (21 December 2006) | Download Citation

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The intestinal bacteria in obese humans and mice differ from those in lean individuals. Are these bacteria involved in how we regulate body weight, and are they a factor in the obesity epidemic?

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  1. Matej Bajzer and Randy J. Seeley are in the Department of Psychiatry, Genome Research Institute, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45237, USA. seeleyrj@ucmail.uc.edu

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