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Table of Contents
Preface David N. Fredricks, MD
Chapter 1. The NIH Human Microbiome Project
Lita M Proctor, PhD, Shaila Chhibba, Chris Wellington, Jean McEwen, JD, PhD, Jane Peterson, PhD, Maria Giovanni, PhD, Pamela McInnes, DDS MSc, and Carl Baker, MD, PhD, R. Dwayne Lunsford, PhD
Chapter 2. Methods for Characterizing Microbial Communities Associated with the Human Body
Vincent Young, MD PhD, Christine Bassis, PhD, and Thomas Schmidt, PhD
Chapter 3. Phyloarrays
Eoin L. Brodie, PhD, and Susan V. Lynch, PhD
Chapter 4. Mathematical Approaches for Describing Microbial Populations: Practice and Theory for Extrapolation of Rich Environments
Manuel E. Lladser, PhD, and Rob Knight, PhD
Chapter 5. Tension at the Border: How Host Genetics and the Enteric Microbiota Conspire to Promote Crohn’s Disease
Daniel N. Frank, PhD, and Ellen Li, MD, PhD
Chapter 6. The Human Airway Microbiome
Edith T. Zemanick, MD and J. Kirk Harris, PhD
Chapter 7. The Microbiota of the Mouth: Benefits and Malefits
Angela H. Nobbs, PhD, David Dymock, PhD, and Howard F. Jenkinson, PhD
Chapter 8. The Microbiota of the Genitourinary Tract
Laura Sycuro, PhD, MSc and David N. Fredricks, MD
Chapter 9. Functional Structure of Intestinal Microbiota in Health and Disease
Alexander Swidsinski, MD, PhD and Vera Loening-Baucke, MD
Chapter 10. From Fly to Man: Understanding How Commensal Microorganisms Influence Host Immunity and Health
June L. Round, PhD
Chapter 11. Insights into the Human Microbiome from Animal Models
Bethany A. Rader, PhD, and Karen Guillemin, PhD
Chapter 12. To Grow or Not to Grow: Isolation and Cultivation Procedures in the Genomic Age
Karsten Zengler, PhD
Chapter 13. New Approaches to Cultivation of Human Microbiota
Slava S. Epstein, PhD, Maria Sizova, PhD, and Amanda Hazen, MS
Chapter 14. Manipulating the Indigenous Microbiota in Humans: Prebiotics, Probiotics and Synbiotics
George T. Macfarlane, PhD, and Sandra Macfarlane PhD