Microbial Endocrinology: The Microbiota-gut-brain Axis In Health And Disease by Mark LyteMicrobial Endocrinology: The Microbiota-gut-brain Axis In Health And Disease by Mark Lyte

Microbial Endocrinology: The Microbiota-gut-brain Axis In Health And Disease

byMark LyteEditorJohn F. Cryan

Paperback | August 23, 2016

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The field of microbial endocrinology is expressly devoted to understanding the mechanisms by which the microbiota (bacteria within the microbiome) interact with the host ("us"). This interaction is a two-way street and the driving force that governs these interactions are the neuroendocrine products of both the host and the microbiota. Chapters include neuroendocrine hormone-induced changes in gene expression and microbial endocrinology and probiotics. This is the first in a series of books dedicated to understanding how bi-directional communication between host and bacteria represents the cutting edge of translational medical research, and hopefully identifies new ways to understand the mechanisms that determine health and disease.

Title:Microbial Endocrinology: The Microbiota-gut-brain Axis In Health And DiseaseFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:436 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 1.73 inShipping dimensions:23.5 × 15.5 × 1.73 inPublished:August 23, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1493955012

ISBN - 13:9781493955015


Table of Contents

Part I: Basic Concepts Underlying the Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis.- Microbial Endocrinology and the Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis.- Utilizing "omics" Tools to Study the Complex Gut Ecosystem.- The Enteric Nervous System and Gastrointestinal Innervation: Integrated Local and Central Control.- Intestinal Barrier Function and the Brain-Gut Axis.- Vagal Pathways for Microbiome-Brain-Gut Axis Communication.- The Brain-Gut Axis in Health and Disease.- Part II: Mechanistic Factors Influencing the Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis.- Gastrointestinal Hormones and Their Targets.- Microbiome, HPA Axis and Production of Endocrine Hormones in the Gut.- Neuropeptides and the Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis.- Bacterial Neuroactive Compounds Produced by Psychobiotics.- Multidirectional Chemical Signalling Between Mammalian Hosts, Resident Microbiota, and Invasive Pathogens: Neuroendocrine Hormone-Induced Changes in Bacterial Gene Expression.- Influence of Stressor-Induced Nervous System Activation on the Intestinal Microbiota and the Importance for Immunomodulation.- Part III: The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis in Health and Disease.- The Effects of Inflammation, Infection and Antibiotics on the Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis.- Microbiota, Inflammation and Obesity.- Microbiota, Immunoregulatory Old Friends and Psychiatric Disorders.- Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis and Cognitive Function.- The Impact of Microbiota on Brain and Behavior: Mechanisms & Therapeutic Potential.- Neuroimaging the Microbiome-Gut-Brain Axis.- The Future of Probiotics for Disorders of the Brain-Gut Axis.- Index.