alexa The Elderly Intestinal Microbiota: Opportunities for Probiotics

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The Elderly Intestinal Microbiota: Opportunities for Probiotics

The composition and activity of the intestinal microbiota appears to change upon ageing as a result of changes in gut physiology, diet, as well as immunological changes. The elucidation of the age-related changes in the composition of the intestinal microbiota is essential for finding proper dietary interventions for maintaining health and prophylaxis of diseases in elderly.

Citation: Forssten SD, Ibrahim F (2011) The Elderly Intestinal Microbiota: Opportunities for Probiotics. J Microbial Biochem Technol S1:002. doi:10.4172/1948-5948.S1-002

 
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