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Body weight heavily influenced by gut microbes: Genes shape body weight by affecting gut microbes

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Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, according to a new study. Scientists identified a specific, little known bacterial family that is highly heritable and more common in individuals with low body weight. This microbe also protected against weight gain when transplanted into mice. The results could pave the way for personalized probiotic therapies that are optimized to reduce the risk of obesity-related diseases based... więcej...
Body weight heavily influenced by gut microbes: Genes shape body weight by affecting gut microbes