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The human microbiome refers to the entire community of microorganisms that live on or in the human body. More specifically, it refers to all of the genes in these microbes, which include bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and viruses.
DNA of good bacteria drives intestinal response to infection

DNA of good bacteria drives intestinal response to infection

Bacterial communities inside us can provide better understanding of health and disease

Bacterial communities inside us can provide better understanding of health and disease

First comprehensive database of microorganisms known to live in the mouth

First comprehensive database of microorganisms known to live in the mouth

First analysis of the genes of a community of human microbes

First analysis of the genes of a community of human microbes

Humans are a cocktail of bacteria and human cells

Humans are a cocktail of bacteria and human cells

Significant step forward in the genome era

Significant step forward in the genome era

Bacteria Live in the Esophagus!

Bacteria Live in the Esophagus!