Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0006oc13 | (1) | ICCBH2017

Enterococccus faecium abundance in gut microbiome is associated with higher bone mineral density in school age children

Medina-Gomez Carolina , Radjabzadeh Djawad , Boer Cindy G. , Van Meurs Joyce , Kraaij Robert , Uitterlinden Andre G , Rivadeneira Fernando

Aim: Human gut microbiota is an important determinant of health and disease. Discoveries from recent microbiome studies have been postulated as actionable targets to treat malnutrition, diabetes, obesity among other conditions. The role of the gut microbiome on the development of the human musculoskeletal system is yet to be established. The aim of our study was to investigate the association between bacterial operational taxonomic units (OTUs) of the gut in relation to bone m...