Identification of Metabolites that May Reinforce Colonization Resistance Against Infection in an Antibiotic Augmented Gut

Chan, Carol.

Abstract: Under homeostatic conditions, the commensal microbes of the microbiota protect themselves and their host against enteric pathogens through colonization resistance. Colonization resistance comprises of three key defense mechanisms: microbial release of antimicrobials, crowding out through competition for nutrients and/or through the microbial release of molecules to stimulate the host imm... read more

Tufts University. Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.
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