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Erratum to: Intestinal microbiota could transfer host Gut characteristics from pigs to mice

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BMC MicrobiologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:253

Received: 27 October 2016

Accepted: 27 October 2016

Published: 31 October 2016

The original article was published in BMC Microbiology 2016 16:238


Following the publication of this article [1] it was brought to our attention that incorrect funder’s number was included for the National Natural Science Foundation of China. The correct number is 3167131062 instead of the current 81370906.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Animal Nutrition, Sichuan Agricultural University, Key Laboratory for Animal Disease-Resistance Nutrition of China Ministry of Education, Ya’an, People’s Republic of China
Department of Laboratory Animal Science, College of Basic Medical Sciences Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, People’s Republic of China


  1. Diao H, et al. Intestinal microbiota could transfer host Gut characteristics from pigs to mice. BMC Microbiology. 2016;16:238. doi:10.1186/s12866-016-0851-z.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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