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Metagenomics and development of the gut microbiota in infants.
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PMID:  22647043     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Clin Microbiol Infect 2012; 18 (Suppl. 4): 21-26 ABSTRACT: The establishment of a balanced intestinal microbiota is essential for numerous aspects of human health, yet the microbial colonization of the gastrointestinal tract of infants is both complex and highly variable among individuals. In addition, the gastrointestinal tract microbiota is often exposed to antibiotics, and may be an important reservoir of resistant strains and of transferable resistance genes from early infancy. We are investigating by means of diverse metagenomic approaches several areas of microbiota development in infants, including the deployment of functional capabilities at the community level, the presence of antibiotic resistances and the population dynamics of the most abundant genera.
Authors:
Y Vallès; M J Gosalbes; L E de Vries; J J Abellán; M P Francino
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases     Volume:  18 Suppl 4     ISSN:  1469-0691     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Microbiol. Infect.     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9516420     Medline TA:  Clin Microbiol Infect     Country:  France    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  21-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2012 The Authors. Clinical Microbiology and Infection © 2012 European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.
Affiliation:
Unitat Mixta d'Investigació en Genòmica i Salut, Centre Superior d'Investigació en Salut Pública/UVEG-Institut Cavanilles, València, Spain  CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBEResp), Barcelona, Spain  Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark  National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark  School of Natural Sciences, University of California Merced, CA, USA.
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