3693 Dining in with Trillions of Friends: Our Gut Microbiome and Nutritional Status

Friday, February 18, 2011: 10:30 AM
147B (Washington Convention Center )
Jeffrey I. Gordon , Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
This presentation will explore the role of our gut microbiome in facilitating energy harvest from dietary sources. Data will be presented and discussed that bear on the possible role of the microbiota in obesity and other nutritional states.