Gut Microbe to Brain Signaling: What Happens in Vagus….

Author: Fülling C1, Dinan TG2, Cryan JF3
Author Information:
1APC Microbiome Ireland, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.
2APC Microbiome Ireland, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland; Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioural Science, University College Cork, Ireland.
3APC Microbiome Ireland, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland; Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. Electronic address: j.cryan@ucc.ie.
Conference/Journal: Neuron.
Date published: 2019 Mar 20
Other: Volume ID: 101 , Issue ID: 6 , Pages: 998-1002 , Special Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2019.02.008. , Word Count: 51


The gut microbiota has emerged as a key player in health and disease. Here we discuss the vagus nerve, which connects the visceral organs and the brain, as an important communication pathway for the gut microbiota to influence brain and behavior.

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PMID: 30897366 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2019.02.008

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