- Mammalian-microbial cometabolism of L-carnitine in the context of atherosclerosisSandrine Paule Claus
Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, The University of Reading, PO Box 226, Reading RG6 6AP, UK Electronic address
Cell Metab 20:699-700. 2014..In this issue, Koeth et al. (2014) demonstrate that it is also a major metabolite of L-carnitine degradation by gut bacteria that precedes the enteric production of trimethylamine and trimethylamine-N-oxide. ..
- Fighting undernutrition: don't forget the bugsSandrine Paule Claus
Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, P O Box 226, Reading RG6 6AP, UK
Cell Host Microbe 13:239-40. 2013..In a recent study, Smith et al. (2013) monitored a large twin cohort in Malawi to unveil a causal relationship between gut microbiota and weight loss in undernutrition...