Metagenomic analysis of gut microbial communities from a Central Asian population.
Kushugulova A, Forslund SK
, Costea PI
, Kozhakhmetov S, Khassenbekova Z, Urazova M, Nurgozhin T, Zhumadilov Z, Benberin V, Driessen M
, Hercog R, Voigt AY
, Benes V, Kandels-Lewis S
, Sunagawa S
, Letunic I
, Bork P
2018 Jul 28; 8(7): e021682. PubMed: 30056386.
Abstract + PDF
Changes in the gut microbiota are increasingly recognised to be involved in many diseases. This ecosystem is known to be shaped by many factors, including climate, geography, host nutrition, lifestyle and medication. Thus, knowledge of varying populations with different habits is important for a better understanding of the microbiome.