|Author(s)||Ouwehand, Arthur C.; Vaughan, Elaine E.|
|Source||CRC Press - ISBN 9780824726416 - 410 p.|
|Publication type||Scientific book (author)|
|Keyword(s)||intestinal microorganisms - digestive tract - microbial ecology|
This reference supplies a comprehensive and current overview of every aspect of gastrointestinal microbiota. Expertly written chapters cover conventional and molecular techniques for the study of differing microbial populations, as well as the analysis of microbial activity and interaction with host bodies. Illustrative and up-to-date, this source showcases how fluctuations in our diet, environment, and pharmaceutical intake affect microbial composition and behavior.