The Bifidogenic Effect Revisited—Ecology and Health Perspectives of Bifidobacterial Colonization in Early Life

Extensive microbial colonization of the infant gastrointestinal tract starts after parturition. There are several parallel mechanisms by which early life microbiome acquisition may proceed, including early exposure to maternal vaginal and fecal microbiota, transmission of skin associated microbes, a...

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Main Authors: Himanshu Kumar, Maria Carmen Collado, Harm Wopereis, Seppo Salminen, Jan Knol, Guus Roeselers
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2020-11-01
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