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Microorganisms in the animal body

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  • User's Guide to Probioticsby Earl Mindell RPh PhD

    Basic Health Publications 2013; US$ 2.99

    Explains the many health benefits of probiotics--and how to use them to enhance health. more...

  • The Enteric Microbiotaby Francisco Guarner

    Biota Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    The human gut is the natural habitat for a diverse and dynamic microbial ecosystem having an important impact on health and disease. Bacteria have lived in and on animal hosts since multicellular life evolved about 1 billion years ago. Hosts provide habitat and nutrition to the microbial communities and derive many benefits from their guests that contribute... more...

  • GI Microbiota and Regulation of the Immune Systemby Gary B. Huffnagle; Mairi Noverr

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 289.00

    This book covers current trends in the investigation of GI microbiota. It examines the relationship between the microbiota and the immune system from a variety of angles. more...

  • Gut Flora, Nutrition, Immunity and Healthby Roy Fuller; Gabriela Peridigon

    Wiley 2008; US$ 282.99

    Some foods, as well as contributing essential nutrients to the body, also contain additional components that improve disease resistance and general health status over and above that induced by ingestion of conventional foods. The so-called functional foods, and prebiotics and probiotics exemplify the relationship that exists between nutrition, the... more...

  • Handbook of Probiotics and Prebioticsby Yuan Kun Lee; Seppo Salminen

    Wiley 2009; US$ 185.00

    Since the publication of the first edition in 1999, the science of probiotics and prebiotics has matured greatly and garnered more interest. The first handbook on the market, Handbook of Probiotics and Prebiotics: Second Edition updates the data in its predecessor, and it also includes material topics not previously discussed in the first edition,... more...

  • Role of the Gut Flora in Toxicity and Cancerby I Rowland

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Role of the Gut Flora in Toxicity and Cancer examines the relationship between the gut microflora and its host. The aim is to provide a comprehensive view of the contribution of the gut flora to foreign compound metabolism in man and laboratory animals. The object has been to relate this bacterial metabolism to toxic events occurring in mammals and... more...

  • Bacteriology of Humansby Michael Wilson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 132.95

    1st Prize, 'New Authored Books' category, Royal Society of Medicine and Society of Authors Medical Book Awards 2008 “Overall, I am impressed by the up-to date information content and structure provided in Bacteriology of Humans. It is truly an ecological perspective helpful for undergraduate/graduate majors in microbiology and immunology.... more...

  • Diet-Microbe Interactions in the Gutby Kieran Tuohy; Daniele Del Rio

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 98.95

    Drawing on expert opinions from the fields of nutrition, gut microbiology, mammalian physiology, and immunology, Diet-Microbe Interactions for Human Health investigates the evidence for a unified disease mechanism working through the gut and its resident microbiota, and linking many inflammation-related chronic diet associated diseases. State of... more...

  • Direct-Fed Microbials and Prebiotics for Animalsby Todd R. Callaway; Steven C. Ricke

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 199.00

    This book explores direct fed microbial and prebiotic additives used in domestic animals, reviews questions that remain about how and why probiotic products work and which kinds are best for specific production scenarios and proposes areas for new research. more...


    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Human Intestinal Microflora in Health and Disease deals with human indigenous intestinal flora, the vast assemblage of microorganisms that reside in the intestinal tract. It contains information on the composition of the flora, its development, metabolic activities, importance to the host, and the consequences of upsetting its ecology. The book... more...