A dynamic partnership: celebrating our gut flora

Anaerobe. 2005 Oct;11(5):247-51. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2005.05.001. Epub 2005 Jun 27.


Emerging data indicate that humans enjoy health through a productive collaboration with their colonizing flora, the majority of whom reside in the colon. This minireview provides a perspective on recent data and the exciting scientific challenges ahead.