Li X, Rensing C, Taylor WL, Costelle C, Brejnrod AD, Ferry RJ, Higgins PB, Folli F, Kottapalli KR, Hubbard GB, Dick EJ, Yooseph S, Nelson KE, Schlabritz-Loutsevitch N
Papio spp. Colon microbiome and its link to obesity in pregnancy.
Journal of medical primatology. 2018-12-01; 47.6: 393-401.
Gut microbial communities are critical players in the pathogenesis of obesity. Pregnancy is associated with increased bacterial load and changes in gut bacterial diversity. Sparse data exist regarding composition of gut microbial communities in obesity combined with pregnancy.