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The role of neonatal microbiota in myelination and signaling of the gut-brain axis

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by Stefania Blasa

The gut microbiota has a crucial role in the development of brain, gut and immune system. Alterations in its components could induce several diseases, such as gastrointestinal disease, irritable bowel syndrome and psychological disorders such as depression and autism. The bidirectional communication between gut and brain through the microbiota-gut-brain …

The Ocular Microbiome and Microbiota and their Effects on Ocular Surface Pathophysiology and Disorders

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Gut Microbiota-Neuron-Treg Triangle

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by Benedetta Sposito

It is well known that the microbiota influences the development and skewing of the intestinal immune system. Among the multiplicity of innate and adaptive immune cells that colonize the intestine, regulatory T cells (Tregs) are critical for maintaining tissue homeostasis and tolerance to commensal bacteria. Previous reports have described the ability of specific commensals to induce differentiation of RORγ+ Tregs in the mouse colon. Interestingly, these microbial …

Metaproteomic sample preparation methods bias the recovery of host and microbial proteins according to taxa and cellular compartment

Qualitative Nitrogen Malnutrition Damages Gut and Alters Microbiome in Adult Mice. A Preliminary Histopathological Study