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Microbes REV up Host Metabolism around the Clock.

Microbes REV up Host Metabolism around the Clock.
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Pronovost GN, Hsiao EY,


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Pronovost GN, Hsiao EY,

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Immunity 47(4) 618-620 pii 10.1016/j.immuni.2017.10.004

Abstract

There is increasing evidence that the microbiome regulates host metabolism, but specific mechanisms underlying these interactions remain poorly understood. In a recent paper in Science, Wang et al. (2017) reveal that the gut microbiota regulates the expression of circadian-clock genes to impact host lipid metabolism and body composition.

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