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

Mihai Pop

Author Affiliations

Department of Computer Science and Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA

Genome Biology 2012, 13:152  doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-4-152

Published: 30 April 2012

Abstract

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

See research article http://www.genomebiology.com/2012/13/4/r32 webcite

Keywords:
infant development; gut microbiome; host-microbiome interactions; breastfeeding