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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.
IBBL becomes first biobank to be accredited for next-generation microbial sequencing

IBBL becomes first biobank to be accredited for next-generation microbial sequencing

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute establishes spin-out company, Microbiotica

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute establishes spin-out company, Microbiotica

Replacing missing gut bacteria could help treat children with rare autoimmune disease

Replacing missing gut bacteria could help treat children with rare autoimmune disease

Researchers use worms as model system to study how gut microbiome influences disease

Researchers use worms as model system to study how gut microbiome influences disease

Review highlights link between intestinal microbiota and colorectal cancer development

Review highlights link between intestinal microbiota and colorectal cancer development

Endometrial microbiota play vital role in determining reproductive outcome in women undergoing IVF

Endometrial microbiota play vital role in determining reproductive outcome in women undergoing IVF

Gut microbes may play important role in exacerbated post-dieting weight gain

Gut microbes may play important role in exacerbated post-dieting weight gain

New Baylor study aims to investigate antibiotic effect in children with ASD

New Baylor study aims to investigate antibiotic effect in children with ASD

Scientists create comprehensive computational metabolic models for different gut microbes

Scientists create comprehensive computational metabolic models for different gut microbes

Early life history and genetics may play crucial role in shaping gut microbiome

Early life history and genetics may play crucial role in shaping gut microbiome

TUM scientists explore link between gastrointestinal microbiota and dietary fats

TUM scientists explore link between gastrointestinal microbiota and dietary fats

New research provides insights into how gut microbes drive host gene expression

New research provides insights into how gut microbes drive host gene expression

New research shows impact of fiber deprivation on mouse gut

New research shows impact of fiber deprivation on mouse gut

Enterome, Bristol-Myers Squibb enter into Immuno-Oncology collaboration to identify new microbiome-derived biomarkers for cancer

Enterome, Bristol-Myers Squibb enter into Immuno-Oncology collaboration to identify new microbiome-derived biomarkers for cancer

Gut microbiota may play important role in influencing onset of blinding wet AMD

Gut microbiota may play important role in influencing onset of blinding wet AMD

Prenatal exposure to mother's stress causes microbial changes that persist into adulthood

Prenatal exposure to mother's stress causes microbial changes that persist into adulthood

Identifying foods that trigger IBS: an interview with Dr Bill Chey

Identifying foods that trigger IBS: an interview with Dr Bill Chey

Researchers lay foundation for improved TB treatment by targeting new enzyme

Researchers lay foundation for improved TB treatment by targeting new enzyme

Researchers shed light on how success of gut microbiome treatments may depend on genetics

Researchers shed light on how success of gut microbiome treatments may depend on genetics

Regular consumption of dietary emulsifiers promotes colorectal cancer in mice

Regular consumption of dietary emulsifiers promotes colorectal cancer in mice