Selected aspects of the human gut microbiota

Cell Mol Life Sci. 2018 Jan;75(1):81-82. doi: 10.1007/s00018-017-2669-8. Epub 2017 Oct 6.


The gut microbiota represents a highly complex assembly of microbes, which interact with each other and with their host. These interactions have various implications in terms of health and disease, and this multi-author review issue will address a number of selected aspects pertaining to gut microbiota research.

Keywords: Diet & health; Gut commensals; Microbiome; Microbiota; Probiotic.

Publication types

  • Introductory Journal Article

MeSH terms

  • Bacteria / classification
  • Bacteria / growth & development*
  • Gastrointestinal Microbiome / physiology*
  • Gastrointestinal Tract / microbiology
  • Health Status*
  • Humans
  • Microbial Interactions / physiology*
  • Time Factors