Study Detail

TitleHost age, social group and habitat type influence the gut microbiota of wild, ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta)
Study TypeOther
Abstract The gut microbiota contributes to host health by maintaining homeostasis, increasing digestive efficiency, and facilitating the development of the immune system. The composition of the gut microbiota can change dramatically within and between individuals of a species as a result of diet, age, or hab .. [more]
Center NameUniversity of California San Diego Microbiome Initiative