Microbiota Brain Axis
  • Release Date : 15 December 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 496 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0128148004
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Download or read book entitled Microbiota Brain Axis by author: Jane A. Foster which was release on 15 December 2020 and published by Academic Press with total page 496 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Microbiota Brain Axis: A Neuroscience Primer provides neuroscience researchers with a comprehensive guide on how to conduct effective microbiota-brain research, understand the appropriate methodologies, and collect and analyze microbiota data. The book begins with an introduction to the importance of the microbiota-brain communication in development and how microbiota impact neurodevelopmental disorders, mental health and neurodegeneration. In addition, the book discusses advances in microbiota analysis tools and techniques for neuroscience related research. Reviews the many approaches to manipulating the microbiota in animal studies - including the use of germ-free animals, antibiotics and diet - and covers the strengths and limitations of each Outlines available microbiota research tools, such as 16S sequencing and shot-gun metagenomics Provides a comprehensive guide to analyzing microbiota-related data and the many choices for bioinformatics