Culture of previously uncultured members of the human gut microbiota by culturomics

Abstract

Metagenomics revolutionized the understanding of the relations among the human microbiome, health and diseases, but generated a countless number of sequences that have not been assigned to a known microorganism1. The pure culture of prokaryotes, neglected in recent decades, remains essential to elucidating the role of these organisms2. We recently… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.203

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