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Gut microbiome diversity and high-fibre intake are related to lower long-term weight gain

Abstract:
Background: Cross-sectional studies suggest that the microbes in the human gut have a role in obesity by influencing the human body’s ability to extract and store calories. The aim of this study was to assess if there is a correlation between change in body weight over time and gut microbiome composition. Methods: We analysed 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequence data derived from the faecal samples of 1632 healthy females from TwinsUK to investigate the associati... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/ijo.2017.66

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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9790-0571
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
KIR
Department:
KIR
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7891-6217
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Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4910-0489
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Name:
European Union
Grant:
Environment-wideAssociationsbasedonLargepopulationSurveys)ProjectNo603946
FP7projectHEALS(Health
Publisher:
Springer Nature
Journal:
International Journal of Obesity More from this journal
Volume:
41
Issue:
7
Pages:
1099-1105
Publication date:
2017-03-13
Acceptance date:
2017-03-05
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EISSN:
1476-5497
ISSN:
0307-0565
Pmid:
28286339
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:904941
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uuid:a73e0839-55e6-42fd-8737-3e65249a07ab
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pubs:904941
Source identifiers:
904941
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2018-09-03

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