Article Abstract

The microbiota impact: bacteria shaping immunity, disease and response to therapy

Authors: Marianna Nuti, Ilaria G. Zizzari, Andrea Botticelli, Lorenza Putignani, Paolo Marchetti


Microbiota is an essential community of microorganisms that colonize from birth in different areas of the human body predominantly gut, oral and nasal mucosa, vaginal tract, etc. Is a dynamic population of over a trillion of microbes that include bacteria belonging to the different families, viruses and fungi that interact one with the other, with the local habitat and environment.