gut microbiota

Assessment of the impact of different fecal storage protocols on the microbiota diversity and composition: a pilot study

### Background Fecal samples are currently the most commonly studied proxy for gut microbiota. The gold standard of sample handling and storage for microbiota analysis is maintaining the cold chain during sample transfer and immediate storage at − 80 …

Microbes: Possible link between modern lifestyle transition and the rise of metabolic syndrome

The rapid decrease in infectious diseases globally has coincided with an increase in the prevalence of obesity and other components of metabolic syndrome. Insulin resistance is a common feature of metabolic syndrome and can be influenced by genetic …

Physicians’ attitude towards fecal microbiota transplant in Iran

**BACKGROUND:** Fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) is employed to replace the 'unhealthy' microbiota of the patient with the 'healthy' microbiota of a pre-screened healthy donor. Given the growing importance of gut microbiota dysbiosis in the …