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

  • Provides readers with a full understanding of the capabilities of the microbiota to interface with the brain and form the microbiota-gut-brain axis and a detailed examination of the consequences of the microbiota-driven gut-to-brain communication for both health and disease

  • Represents the realization that any attempt to understand the ability of the microbiota to interface with the brain must attempt to address multiple disciplines

  • Chapters cut across disciplines of microbiology, endocrinology, neurophysiology, evolution, and disease

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Part of the book series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology (AEMB, volume 817)

Part of the book sub series: Microbial Endocrinology (MICENDO)

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Table of contents (19 chapters)

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

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

      • Yuliya E. Borre, Rachel D. Moloney, Gerard Clarke, Timothy G. Dinan, John F. Cryan
      Pages 373-403
    2. Neuroimaging the Microbiome-Gut–Brain Axis

      • Kirsten Tillisch, Jennifer S. Labus
      Pages 405-416
    3. The Future of Probiotics for Disorders of the Brain-Gut Axis

      • Eamonn M. M. Quigley, Fergus Shanahan
      Pages 417-432
  2. Back Matter

    Pages 433-436

About this book

The field of microbial endocrinology is expressly devoted to understanding the mechanisms by which the microbiota (bacteria within the microbiome) interact with the host (“us”). This interaction is a two-way street and the driving force that governs these interactions are the neuroendocrine products of both the host and the microbiota. Chapters include neuroendocrine hormone-induced changes in gene expression and microbial endocrinology and probiotics. This is the first in a series of books dedicated to understanding how bi-directional communication between host and bacteria represents the cutting edge of translational medical research, and hopefully identifies new ways to understand the mechanisms that determine health and disease.​

Keywords

  • disease
  • microbial endocrinology
  • microbiome
  • physiology

Editors and Affiliations

  • Immunotherapeutics and Biotechnology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Abilene, USA

    Mark Lyte

  • Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University College, Cork, Ireland

    John F. Cryan

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Buying options

eBook USD 219.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4939-0897-4
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 279.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 279.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)