Microbial Endocrinology: The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis in Health and Disease

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ISBN: 978-1-4939-0896-7 (Print) 978-1-4939-0897-4 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Basic Concepts Underlying the Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-24

      Microbial Endocrinology and the Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis

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      Chapter

      Pages 25-38

      Utilizing “Omics” Tools to Study the Complex Gut Ecosystem

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      Chapter

      Pages 39-71

      The Enteric Nervous System and Gastrointestinal Innervation: Integrated Local and Central Control

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      Chapter

      Pages 73-113

      Intestinal Barrier Function and the Brain-Gut Axis

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      Chapter

      Pages 115-133

      Vagal Pathways for Microbiome-Brain-Gut Axis Communication

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-153

      The Brain-Gut Axis in Health and Disease

  3. Mechanistic Factors Influencing the Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 155-155

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      Chapter

      Pages 157-175

      Gastrointestinal Hormones and Their Targets

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      Chapter

      Pages 177-194

      Microbiome, HPA Axis and Production of Endocrine Hormones in the Gut

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      Chapter

      Pages 195-219

      Neuropeptides and the Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis

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      Chapter

      Pages 221-239

      Bacterial Neuroactive Compounds Produced by Psychobiotics

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      Chapter

      Pages 241-253

      Multidirectional Chemical Signalling Between Mammalian Hosts, Resident Microbiota, and Invasive Pathogens: Neuroendocrine Hormone-Induced Changes in Bacterial Gene Expression

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      Chapter

      Pages 255-276

      Influence of Stressor-Induced Nervous System Activation on the Intestinal Microbiota and the Importance for Immunomodulation

  4. The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis in Health and Disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 277-277

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      Chapter

      Pages 279-289

      The Effects of Inflammation, Infection and Antibiotics on the Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis

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      Chapter

      Pages 291-317

      Microbiota, Inflammation and Obesity

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      Chapter

      Pages 319-356

      Microbiota, Immunoregulatory Old Friends and Psychiatric Disorders

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      Chapter

      Pages 357-371

      Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis and Cognitive Function

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      Chapter

      Pages 373-403

      The Impact of Microbiota on Brain and Behavior: Mechanisms & Therapeutic Potential

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      Chapter

      Pages 405-416

      Neuroimaging the Microbiome-Gut–Brain Axis

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      Chapter

      Pages 417-432

      The Future of Probiotics for Disorders of the Brain-Gut Axis

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 433-436