Category Archives: gut microbiota

Study shows how gut microbiota interact with genes to promote Crohn’s disease.


Genetic susceptibility is thought to play a role in common diseases including those affecting the colon such as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and colorectal cancer.  As is the case for genomic variants in general, a number of these variants are located in gene deserts and their functional roles in disease pathogenesis are largely unknown.  Now, a study from researchers at

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