Hsaio and colleagues link gut microbes to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in a mouse model. They show that ASD symptoms are triggered by compositional and structural shifts of microbes and associated metabolites, but symptoms are relieved by a Bacteroides fragilis probiotic. Thus probiotics may provide therapeutic strategies for neurodevelopmental disorders.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - Dec 19 2013|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)