Researchers identify gut microbiome signatures linked to precancerous colon polyps
New study looks at gut microbes' influence, findings may help with prevention
The study was funded in part by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the National Institute of Aging, the Center for Microbiome Informatics and Therapeutics at MIT, and the Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Mass General.
Lee JWJ, et al. Association of distinct microbial signatures with premalignant colorectal adenomas. Cell Host & Microbe. Online April 30, 2023. DOI: 10.1016/j.chom.2023.04.007.