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Obesity-associated microbiome composition can persist after weight loss, affecting the exchange of metabolites between a mouse and its resident bugs, researchers report.

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More than Water

By | September 6, 2013

A comprehensive analysis of human urine identifies more than 3,000 metabolites. 

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Obesity-Cancer Link Detailed

By | June 26, 2013

Obesity drives an alteration of the gut microbiome, leading to the secretion of metabolites associated with the development of liver cancer.

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“Breathprints” Could Diagnose Disease

By | April 5, 2013

Researchers can identify individuals by the unique chemical signatures in their breath, suggesting that exhalations could be used for metabolomic tests.

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New Role for Anti-Doping Facility

By | August 2, 2012

Once the 2012 Olympics are over, the newly established drug testing lab will be turned into the world’s leading center for metabolic phenotyping.

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Metabolites Involved in Chronic Pain

By | January 22, 2012

Untargeted metabolic profiling implicates a new suite of metabolites that may be involved in nerve damage-induced pain.

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