The Neuro-endocrinological Role of Microbial Glutamate and GABA Signaling

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Mazzoli, Roberto ; Pessione, Enrica (2016)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology, volume 7 (issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5127831, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01934/full, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01934
  • Subject: mood | receptors | Microbiology | QR1-502 | inter-kingdom communication | gut microbiota | neuroactive molecules | enteroendocrine cells | anxiety | gut–brain axis | Review | Anxiety; Enteric nervous system; Enteroendocrine cells; Gut microbiota; Gut-brain axis; Inter-kingdom communication; Mood; Neuroactive molecules | enteric nervous system

Gut microbiota provides the host with multiple functions (e.g., by contributing to food digestion, vitamin supplementation and defense against pathogenic strains) and interacts with the host organism through both direct contact (e.g., through surface antigens) and solub... View more
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