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Structure, Function and Diversity of the Healthy Human Microbiome
Studies of the human microbiome have revealed that even healthy individuals differ remarkably in the microbes that occupy habitats such as the gut, skin and vagina. Much of this diversity remainsExpand
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Complete Genome Sequence of the Apicomplexan, Cryptosporidium parvum
The apicomplexan Cryptosporidium parvum is an intestinal parasite that affects healthy humans and animals, and causes an unrelenting infection in immunocompromised individuals such as AIDS patients.Expand
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A framework for human microbiome research
A variety of microbial communities and their genes (the microbiome) exist throughout the human body, with fundamental roles in human health and disease. The National Institutes of Health (NIH)-fundedExpand
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The genome of Cryptosporidium hominis
Cryptosporidium species cause acute gastroenteritis and diarrhoea worldwide. They are members of the Apicomplexa—protozoan pathogens that invade host cells by using a specialized apical complex andExpand
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Differences in vaginal microbiome in African American women versus women of European ancestry.
Women of European ancestry are more likely to harbour a Lactobacillus-dominated microbiome, whereas African American women are more likely to exhibit a diverse microbial profile. African AmericanExpand
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Evidence for genetic exchange and hybridization in Trypanosoma cruzi based on nucleotide sequences and molecular karyotype.
Trypanosoma cruzi is thought to undergo predominant clonal evolution, as determined by population genetics studies. However, this model does not exclude occasional recombination, which existence isExpand
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Arabidopsis Transcriptome Analysis Reveals Key Roles of Melatonin in Plant Defense Systems
Melatonin is a ubiquitous molecule and exists across kingdoms including plant species. Studies on melatonin in plants have mainly focused on its physiological influence on growth and development, andExpand
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Genome of the opportunistic pathogen Streptococcus sanguinis.
The genome of Streptococcus sanguinis is a circular DNA molecule consisting of 2,388,435 bp and is 177 to 590 kb larger than the other 21 streptococcal genomes that have been sequenced. The G+CExpand
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Drawing the line between commensal and pathogenic Gardnerella vaginalis through genome analysis and virulence studies
BackgroundWorldwide, bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common vaginal disorder. It is associated with risk for preterm birth and HIV infection. The etiology of the condition has been debated forExpand
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