Molecular characterization of the fecal microbiota in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis--a longitudinal study.

TitleMolecular characterization of the fecal microbiota in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis--a longitudinal study.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsWong VW-S, Tse C-H, Lam TT-Y, Wong GL-H, Chim AM-L, Chu WC-W, Yeung DK-W, Law PT-W, Kwan H-S, Yu J, Sung JJ-Y, Chan HL-Y
JournalPloS one
Volume8
Issue4
Paginatione62885
Date Published2013
Abstract

The human gut microbiota has profound influence on host metabolism and immunity. This study characterized the fecal microbiota in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The relationship between microbiota changes and changes in hepatic steatosis was also studied.

DOI10.1002/anie.201302764
Alternate JournalPLoS ONE