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Missions of the Unit of Ecology and Physiology of the Digestive Tract aim at contributing to the definition of a nutrition preventing the main pathologies of man.
Team leader Philippe Langella and colleagues study the topic of interactions of resident and probiotic bacteria with the host, and strive to better understand the adaptation of probiotics to GIT and the mechanisms of these probiotic bacteria to enhance their efficiency.

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