Gut Remediation of Environmental Pollutants

Potential Roles of Probiotics and Gut Microbiota

Editors: Li, Xiangkai, Liu, Pu (Eds.)

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  • Discusses the toxicity of environmental pollutants on the hosts and their gut microbiota, as well as their interrelationships
  • Suggests probiotic supplementation as an effective method for detoxifying the environmental pollutants in the intestine
  • Proposes a new concepts of gut remediation as a process to alleviate environmental pollutants by modifying gut microbial community for better human health
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This book focuses on probiotics and gut microbiota, as well as their roles in alleviating the toxicity of various environmental pollutants, presenting the latest research findings and explaining advanced research methods and tools. At the same time, it offers suggestions for future research directions. Further, the book introduces readers to the concept of gut remediation, a potential approach to reducing environmental-pollutant toxicity in vivo, based on modulation of gut microbiota using probiotic supplements. Lastly it provides suggestions for further reading.

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Xiangkai Li is a Professor and the Director of Microbiology at the School of Life Sciences, Lanzhou University. He also serves as an editor of Science of the Total Environment and Scientific Reports, and is a board member of the Chinese Society of Microbiology’s Environmental Microbiology Division. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from Wuhan University, China and a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Oklahoma, USA. Before joining Lanzhou University, he served as a postdoc, pursuing research in the field of microbiomes and nutrition at Baylor College of Medicine, USA.


Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-981-15-4759-1
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Gut Remediation of Environmental Pollutants
Book Subtitle
Potential Roles of Probiotics and Gut Microbiota
Editors
  • Xiangkai Li
  • Pu Liu
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-4759-1
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-4759-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-4758-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 245
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations, 20 illustrations in colour
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