Nature Communications (2017-10-01)

The gut microbiome in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

  • Zhuye Jie,
  • Huihua Xia,
  • Shi-Long Zhong,
  • Qiang Feng,
  • Shenghui Li,
  • Suisha Liang,
  • Huanzi Zhong,
  • Zhipeng Liu,
  • Yuan Gao,
  • Hui Zhao,
  • Dongya Zhang,
  • Zheng Su,
  • Zhiwei Fang,
  • Zhou Lan,
  • Junhua Li,
  • Liang Xiao,
  • Jun Li,
  • Ruijun Li,
  • Xiaoping Li,
  • Fei Li,
  • Huahui Ren,
  • Yan Huang,
  • Yangqing Peng,
  • Guanglei Li,
  • Bo Wen,
  • Bo Dong,
  • Ji-Yan Chen,
  • Qing-Shan Geng,
  • Zhi-Wei Zhang,
  • Huanming Yang,
  • Jian Wang,
  • Jun Wang,
  • Xuan Zhang,
  • Lise Madsen,
  • Susanne Brix,
  • Guang Ning,
  • Xun Xu,
  • Xin Liu,
  • Yong Hou,
  • Huijue Jia,
  • Kunlun He,
  • Karsten Kristiansen

DOI
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-00900-1
Journal volume & issue
Vol. 8, no. 1
pp. 1 – 12

Abstract

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The gut microbiota may play a role in cardiovascular diseases. Here, the authors perform a metagenome-wide association study on stools from individuals with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and healthy controls, identifying microbial strains and functions associated with the disease.