Funding for this research was provided by:
FP7 People: Marie-Curie Actions IAPP (GA 612116)
Received: 5 November 2020
Accepted: 6 December 2020
First Online: 16 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The animal study was approved by the North Rhine Westphalian State Agency for Nature, Environment and Consumer Protection, Germany.The use of fecal material from patients with sight-threatening GO was approved by the ethical commission of the medical faculty of the University Duisburg-Essen, Germany, and written informed consent was obtained from each patient at the time of the enrolment.
: Not applicable
: HLV, DC, SP and DM are/were employees of Cultech Ltd. JRM and GM are involved in other collaborative projects with Cultech Ltd. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.