The Human Gut Microbiome: From Association to Modulation

Cell. 2018 Mar 8;172(6):1198-1215. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.02.044.


Our understanding of the human gut microbiome continues to evolve at a rapid pace, but practical application of thisknowledge is still in its infancy. This review discusses the type of studies that will be essential for translating microbiome research into targeted modulations with dedicated benefits for the human host.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Microbiome / physiology*
  • Gastrointestinal Tract / metabolism*
  • Gastrointestinal Tract / microbiology*
  • Health Status
  • Host Microbial Interactions*
  • Humans
  • Metabolomics / methods
  • Research / trends