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A Dietary Fiber-Deprived Gut Microbiota Degrades the Colonic Mucus Barrier and Enhances Pathogen Susceptibility

Research about gut microbiota published in the Cell journal

Using a mouse model this study reveals the functional interactions between dietary fiber, the gut microbiota, and the colonic mucus barrier, which serves as a primary defense against enteric pathogens.

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See also: Academic Anna Seekatz - Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences Department at Clemson University.