Cross-talk in the gut
1 Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Fairchild Science Building, 299 Campus Drive, Stanford, CA 94305-5124, USA
2 Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305-5107, USA
3 Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1207, USA
Genome Biology 2009, 10:203 doi:10.1186/gb-2009-10-1-203Published: 23 January 2009
Modulation of host signaling by the products of microbial activity in the gut may affect weight gain and fat formation.