Comprehensive Gut Microbiota

Comprehensive Gut Microbiota

1st Edition - January 7, 2022

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  • Editor-in-Chief: Maria Glibetic
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128220368
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128192658

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Comprehensive Gut Microbiota, Three Volume Set provides new insights into gut microbiota as a critical mediator of human health and well-being. Comprehensive chapters, split across three volumes, present trusted and authoritative sources of information for novel human gut microbiome and health research. The book focuses on the fascinating intestinal microbiome and its interaction with food, food bioactive components, nutrition and human health. Chapters address the core science in the microbiota field and draw links between the microbiome, food, nutrition and health interaction. The text reflects the current state of evidence available in the field of microbiota, its regulation at the individual and population level, and the importance of the microbiome to human health. Each section includes introductory chapters that present key concepts about the section objective. Later sections focus on the novel findings of the gut microbiome, food and nutrition science. Human studies and systematic literature reviews are also discussed throughout the work.

Key Features

  • Provides a comprehensive introduction to gut microbiota research and its role and relation to human health
  • Consolidates new research on how gut microbiota affects nutrition and vice versa, offering increased understanding of methodologies and the complexity of microbiome-health science
  • Written by leading experts from various fields and regions, ensuring that the knowledge within is easily understood by, and applicable to, a large audience


Professionals, teachers, and students across a wide range of disciplines including: the biomedical sciences; general biology; nutrition and food science; food and nutrition researchers working in academia and industry and healthcare professionals giving dietary recommendations to the public

Table of Contents

  • 1. Gut Microbiota: A New Organ
    2. Host Bacterial Symbiosis
    3. Dysbiosis: GI Microbial Disbalance
    4. Changes of Microbiota During Host Lifespan and Development
    5. Impact of Microbiome on Human Health
    6. Food, Nutrition and Gut Microbiota
    7. Microbiome, therapeutics application and epigenetics
    8. Microbiota Beyond the Gut

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1658
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: January 7, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128220368
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128192658

About the Editor in Chief

Maria Glibetic

Maria Glibetic, Ph.D., is a Research Professor at the Institute for Medical Research, National Institute of the Republic of Serbia, University of Belgrade, Serbia, and the chair of the first Centre of Research Excellence in Nutrition Research and Metabolism in Serbia and the Balkan region. She is the president of the European Food Data Platform, EuroFIR AILSB in Brussels. She holds a leadership position within the Network for Capacity Development (CD) in Easter and Central Europe (CAPNUTRA). In molecular and applied nutrition science, she is a widely recognized researcher, with over 200 scientific publications, a high citation of over 2400, an h-index of 24, and an i10-index of 52. She has been a scientific coordinator for many national and European Commission projects in the last twenty years.

Affiliations and Expertise

National Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Serbia

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