Theinteractionsbetweenintestinalmicrobiota,immunesystem,andpathogensdescribethehumangutasacomplexecosystem,whereallcomponentsplayarelevantroleinmodulatingeachotherandinthemaintenanceofhomeostasis.Thebalanceamongthegutmicrobiotaandthehumanbodyappeartobecrucialforhealthmaintenance.Intestinalparasites,bothprotozoansandhelminths,interactwiththemicrobialcommunitymodifyingthebalancebetweenhostandcommensalmicrobiota.Ontheotherhand,gutmicrobiotarepresentsarelevantfactorthatmaystronglyinterferewiththepathophysiologyoftheinfections.Inadditiontothefunctionthatgutcommensalmicrobiotamayhaveintheprocessesthatdeterminethesurvivalandtheoutcomeofmanyparasiticinfections,includingtheproductionofnutritivemacromolecules,alsoprobioticscanplayanimportantroleinreducingthepathogenicityofmanyparasites.Onthesebases,thereisagrowinginterestinexplainingtherationaleonthepossibleinteractionsbetweenthemicrobiota,immuneresponse,inflammatoryprocesses,andintestinalparasites.

Interactions between parasites and microbial communities in the human gut / Federica, Berrilli; David Di, Cave; Cavallero, Serena; D'Amelio, Stefano. - In: FRONTIERS IN CELLULAR AND INFECTION MICROBIOLOGY. - ISSN 2235-2988. - ELETTRONICO. - 2:(2012), pp. 1-6. [10.3389/fcimb.2012.00141]

Interactions between parasites and microbial communities in the human gut

CAVALLERO, Serena;D'AMELIO, Stefano
2012

Abstract

Theinteractionsbetweenintestinalmicrobiota,immunesystem,andpathogensdescribethehumangutasacomplexecosystem,whereallcomponentsplayarelevantroleinmodulatingeachotherandinthemaintenanceofhomeostasis.Thebalanceamongthegutmicrobiotaandthehumanbodyappeartobecrucialforhealthmaintenance.Intestinalparasites,bothprotozoansandhelminths,interactwiththemicrobialcommunitymodifyingthebalancebetweenhostandcommensalmicrobiota.Ontheotherhand,gutmicrobiotarepresentsarelevantfactorthatmaystronglyinterferewiththepathophysiologyoftheinfections.Inadditiontothefunctionthatgutcommensalmicrobiotamayhaveintheprocessesthatdeterminethesurvivalandtheoutcomeofmanyparasiticinfections,includingtheproductionofnutritivemacromolecules,alsoprobioticscanplayanimportantroleinreducingthepathogenicityofmanyparasites.Onthesebases,thereisagrowinginterestinexplainingtherationaleonthepossibleinteractionsbetweenthemicrobiota,immuneresponse,inflammatoryprocesses,andintestinalparasites.
2012
immune system; microbiota; parasitome
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Interactions between parasites and microbial communities in the human gut / Federica, Berrilli; David Di, Cave; Cavallero, Serena; D'Amelio, Stefano. - In: FRONTIERS IN CELLULAR AND INFECTION MICROBIOLOGY. - ISSN 2235-2988. - ELETTRONICO. - 2:(2012), pp. 1-6. [10.3389/fcimb.2012.00141]
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