We are what we eat: how the diet of infants affects their gut microbiome

Genome Biol. 2012;13(4):152. doi: 10.1186/gb-2012-13-4-152.


Simultaneous analysis of the gut microbiome and host gene expression in infants reveals the impact of diet (breastfeeding versus formula) on host-microbiome interactions.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Breast Feeding*
  • Humans
  • Infant Formula / administration & dosage*
  • Intestinal Mucosa / immunology*
  • Intestinal Mucosa / microbiology*
  • Metagenome / immunology*
  • Metagenomics / methods*