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July 11, 2013

The Human Microbiome Studies At Mayo Clinic

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

In the fight against disease, we’re vastly outnumbered. The number of bacterial cells and their genetic material far outnumber human cells and genes. Take the digestive tract as an example. In the lower digestive tract (commonly called the gut), there are about 10 times as many bacterial cells as there are human cells. The genetic […]

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