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Harnessing microbiome and probiotic research in sub-Saharan Africa: recommendations from an African workshop

Swann, J. R., Reid, G., Nduti, N., Sybesma, W., Kort, R., Kollmann, T. R., Adam, R., Boga, H., Brown, E. M., Einerhand, A., El-Nezami, H., Gloor, G. B., Kavere, I. I., Lindahl, J., Manges, A., Mamo, W., Martin, R., McMillan, A., Obiero, J., Ochieng, P. A. , Onyango, A., Rulisa, S., Salminen, E., Salminen, S., Sije, A., van Treuren, W., Waweru, D. and Kemp, S. J. (2014) Harnessing microbiome and probiotic research in sub-Saharan Africa: recommendations from an African workshop. Microbiome, 2 (12). pp. 1-13. ISSN 2049-2618

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1186/2049-2618-2-12

Abstract/Summary

To augment capacity-building for microbiome and probiotic research in Africa, a workshop was held in Nairobi, Kenya, at which researchers discussed human, animal, insect, and agricultural microbiome and probiotics/prebiotics topics. Five recommendations were made to promote future basic and translational research that benefits Africans.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy > Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences > Food Microbial Sciences Research Group
ID Code:36609
Publisher:Springer

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