Modelling the effect of birth and feeding modes on the development of human gut microbiota

Xiong X, Loo SL, Zhang L, Tanaka MM.
Proc Biol Sci. 2021 Jan 13;288(1942):20201810. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.1810. Epub 2021 Jan 13. PMID: 33434469
The human gut microbiota is transmitted from mother to infant through vaginal birth and breastfeeding. …To understand how early events affect the establishment of microbiota, we develop a mathematical model of two types of Bifidobacteria and a generic compartment …