The Microbiota In Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology: Implications For Human Health, Prebiotics…

Hardcover | December 16, 2016

byMartin H. Floch

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The Microbiota in Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology: Implications for Human Health, Prebiotics, Probiotics and Dysbiosis is a one-stop reference on the state of the art research on gut microbial ecology in relation to human disease. This important resource starts with an overview of the normal microbiota of the gastrointestinal tract including the esophagus, stomach, Ileum and colon. It goes on to identify what a healthy vs. unhealthy microbial community looks like including methods of identification. Also included is insight into which features and contributions the microbiota make that are essential and useful to host physiology. Also included is information on how to promote appropriate mutualisms and prevent undesirable dysbioses. Through the power of synthesizing what is known by experienced researchers in the field, current gaps are closed, raising understanding of the role of the microbiome and allowing for further research. Explains how to modify the gut microbiota and how the current strategies used to do this produce their effects Explores the gut microbiota as a therapeutic target Provides the synthesis of existing data from both mainstream and non-mainstream sources through experienced researchers in the field Serves as a one-stop shop for a topic that's currently spread across a number of various journals

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The Microbiota in Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology: Implications for Human Health, Prebiotics, Probiotics and Dysbiosis is a one-stop reference on the state of the art research on gut microbial ecology in relation to human disease. This important resource starts with an overview of the normal microbiota of the gastrointestinal tract in...

Dr. Floch is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Yale University where he recently formed the Fellow's Clinic in the Digestive Disease Section supervising all gastrointestinal trainees in consultation on problem cases. He is a Master of the American College of Gastroenterology (MACG) and an American Gastroenterology Association Fellow ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:436 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:December 16, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. The Upper Gastrointestinal Tract - Esophagus and Stomach
2. Characterizing and Functionally Defining the Gut Microbiota: Methodology and Implications
3. The Microbiota of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Infancy
4. The Methods of Identification of the Microbiota In aged
5. Escherichia coli Nissle 1917
6. Probiotics of the Acidophilus Group: Lactobacillus acidophilus, delbrueckii subsp bulgaricus and johnsonii
7. Lactobacillus rhamnosus, strain GG
8. Lactobacillus reuteri
9. Lactobacillus casei & Lactobacillus paracasei
10. The beneficial influences of Lactobacillus plantarum on human health and disease
11. Use of the Bacillus in Human Intestinal Probiotic Applications
12. Bifidobacteria as Probiotic Organisms: An Introduction
13. Bifidobacterium animalis spp. lactis
14. Bifidobacterium bifidum
15. Bifidobacterium breve
16. Bifidobacterium longum
17. Bifidobacterium longum spp. infantis
18. Saccharomyces boulardii
19. Streptococcus thermophilus [Streptococcus salivarius subsp thermophilus]
20. Complexities and Pitfalls in the Production of Multi-Species Probiotics: The Paradigmatic Case of VSL#3 Formulation and Visbiome
21. The Viruses of the Gut Microbiota
22. Dietary fiber, Soluble and Insoluble, Carbohydrates, Fructose and Lipids
23. Prebiotics, Inulin, and other Oligosaccharides
24. The Benefits of Yogurt, Cultures and Fermentation
25. Dysbiosis
26. Immunologic Response in the Host
27. Gastrointestinal Microbiota and the Nural System
28. Effect on the Host Metabolism
29. Relationship Between Gut Microbiota, Energy Metabolism and Obesity
30. Taxonomic and Metagenomic Alterations of Microbiota in Bariatric Surgery
31. The Influence of Microbiota on Mechanisms of Bariatric Surgery
32. Allergic and Immunologic Disorders
33. Probiotics Use in Infectious Disease (Respiratory, Diarrhea and Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea)
34. The Use of FMT in Clostridia difficile and Potential Uses
35. Probiotics in the Treatment of Pouchitis
36. Probiotic Treatment in Crohn's Disease
37 Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Ulcerative Colitis
38. Treatment of Functional Bowel Disorders with Prebiotics and Probiotics
39. Celiac Disease, the Microbiome and Probiotics
40. Probiotics for the Treatment of Liver Disease
41. The Prevention and Treatment of Radiation and Chemotherapy Induced Intestinal Mucositis
42. The Role of the Brain-Gut-Microbiome in Mental Health and Mental Disorders
43. Probiotics in Bacterial Vaginosis