Gut microbiota in 2017

Contribution of gut microbiota–host cooperation to drug efficacy

2017 has witnessed key advances in knowledge about the metabolic capacities of the gut microbiota, enabling the progression of our understanding of the principles driving xenobiotic–bacteria–host interplay. This research paves the way for the long road towards personalized medicine and nutrition, which could be based on gut microbial metabolism.

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Figure 1: New metabolic pathways discovered in 2017 that underlie the xenobiotics–microbiota–host interplay.

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Delzenne, N., Bindels, L. Contribution of gut microbiota–host cooperation to drug efficacy. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 15, 69–70 (2018).

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