A glut from the gut

metagenomics takes a giant step foward

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Abstract

Interest in the bacteria that inhabit the human gut has increased greatly in recent years, as technological advancements have allowed new discoveries. This month's Genome Watch reviews a recent study of the microorganisms in the human gut that sets a new marker for the field of metagenomics.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)315
Number of pages1
JournalNature Reviews Microbiology
Volume8
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2010

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Keywords

  • digestive system
  • genome, bacterial
  • humans
  • metagenome
  • metagenomics

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A glut from the gut : metagenomics takes a giant step foward. / Walker, Alan.

In: Nature Reviews Microbiology, Vol. 8, No. 5, 05.2010, p. 315.

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