Gut metagenomics goes viral

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Abstract

Interest in the human intestinal microbiota has intensified in recent years, but research has been largely focused on bacteriology. This month's Genome Watch reviews a recent metagenomics study that instead aims to better characterize the viruses that inhabit our guts.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)841
Number of pages1
JournalNature Reviews Microbiology
Volume8
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010

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Keywords

  • bacteria
  • feces
  • female
  • gastrointestinal tract
  • humans
  • metagenome
  • twins, monozygotic
  • viruses

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