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Stool consistency is strongly associated with gut microbiota richness and composition, enterotypes and bacterial growth rates

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  • Doris Vandeputte Department of Microbiology and Immunology, KU Leuven, Rega Institute, Leuven, Belgium VIB, Center for the Biology of Disease, Leuven, Belgium Faculty of Sciences and Bioengineering Sciences, Microbiology Unit, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gwen Falony Department of Microbiology and Immunology, KU Leuven, Rega Institute, Leuven, Belgium VIB, Center for the Biology of Disease, Leuven, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sara Vieira-Silva Department of Microbiology and Immunology, KU Leuven, Rega Institute, Leuven, Belgium VIB, Center for the Biology of Disease, Leuven, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Raul Y Tito Department of Microbiology and Immunology, KU Leuven, Rega Institute, Leuven, Belgium VIB, Center for the Biology of Disease, Leuven, Belgium Faculty of Sciences and Bioengineering Sciences, Microbiology Unit, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marie Joossens Department of Microbiology and Immunology, KU Leuven, Rega Institute, Leuven, Belgium VIB, Center for the Biology of Disease, Leuven, Belgium Faculty of Sciences and Bioengineering Sciences, Microbiology Unit, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Jeroen Raes Department of Microbiology and Immunology, KU Leuven, Rega Institute, Leuven, Belgium VIB, Center for the Biology of Disease, Leuven, Belgium Faculty of Sciences and Bioengineering Sciences, Microbiology Unit, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Jeroen Raes, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, KU Leuven, Rega Institute, Herestraat 49, Leuven B-3000, Belgium; jeroen.raes{at}med.kuleuven.be
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Vandeputte D, Falony G, Vieira-Silva S, et al
Stool consistency is strongly associated with gut microbiota richness and composition, enterotypes and bacterial growth rates

Publication history

  • Received March 19, 2015
  • Revised May 11, 2015
  • Accepted May 25, 2015
  • First published June 11, 2015.
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December 08, 2015

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