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The Gut Microbiome and Iron Absorption in Anemic Infants

Christopher Coe and colleagues at the University of Wisconsin in the U.S. will investigate the role that the gut microbiota has in iron deficiency. By simultaneously profiling gut microbe communities and anemia, Coe hopes to better understand how these natural bacterial communities can influence this leading micronutrient deficiency.

More information about Explore Nutrition for Healthy Growth of Infants and Children (Round 7)

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