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The microbiome of professional athletes differs from that of more sedentary subjects in composition and particularly at the functional metabolic level
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  • Wiley Barton Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre Microbiome Institute, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland Teagasc Food Research Centre, Cork, Ireland Department of Medicine, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Nicholas C Penney Section of Biomolecular Medicine, Division of Computational Systems Medicine, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Owen Cronin Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre Microbiome Institute, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland Department of Medicine, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Isabel Garcia-Perez Section of Biomolecular Medicine, Division of Computational Systems Medicine, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael G Molloy Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre Microbiome Institute, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland Department of Medicine, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Elaine Holmes Section of Biomolecular Medicine, Division of Computational Systems Medicine, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Fergus Shanahan Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre Microbiome Institute, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland Department of Medicine, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Paul D Cotter Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre Microbiome Institute, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland Teagasc Food Research Centre, Cork, Ireland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Orla O'Sullivan Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre Microbiome Institute, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland Teagasc Food Research Centre, Cork, Ireland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Fergus Shanahan, APC Microbiome Institute, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork, T12 DC4A Ireland; f.shanahan{at}ucc.ie
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Barton W, Penney NC, Cronin O, et al
The microbiome of professional athletes differs from that of more sedentary subjects in composition and particularly at the functional metabolic level

Publication history

  • Received December 20, 2016
  • Revised January 31, 2017
  • Accepted March 6, 2017
  • First published March 30, 2017.
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March 08, 2018

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