Data from: Intestinal microbiota is influenced by gender and body mass index

Carmen Haro Mariscal, Oriol A. Rangel-Zúñiga, Juan F. Alcalá-Díaz, Francisco Gómez-Delgado, Pablo Pérez-Martinez, Javier Delgado-Lista, Gracia M. Quintana-Navarro, Blanca B. Landa, Juan A. Navas-Cortés, Manuel Tena-Sempere, Jose C. Clemente, José López-Miranda, Francisco Pérez Jiménez, Antonio Camargo, Carmen Haro & Francisco Pérez-Jiménez
Intestinal microbiota changes are associated with the development of obesity. However, studies in humans have generated conflicting results due to high inter-individual heterogeneity in terms of diet, age, and hormonal factors, and the largely unexplored influence of gender. In this work, we aimed to identify differential gut microbiota signatures associated with obesity, as a function of gender and changes in body mass index (BMI). Differences in the bacterial community structure were analyzed by 16S sequencing...

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  • Institute for Sustainable Agriculture
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  • National University of Córdoba
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