Precision Engineers: Bacteriophages Modulate the Gut Microbiome and Metabolome

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Abstract

The precise and rational manipulation of the gut microbiome may enable new therapies for gut health and disease. In this issue of Cell Host & Microbe, Hsu et al. (2019) reveal that bacteriophage predation reduces target bacteria and results in cascading interactions that alter non-target species and the gut metabolome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)771-773
Number of pages3
JournalCell Host and Microbe
Volume25
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jun 2019

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