Longitudinal Study of Oral Microbiome Variation in Twins

@article{Freire2020LongitudinalSO,
  title={Longitudinal Study of Oral Microbiome Variation in Twins},
  author={Marcelo O Freire and Ahmed Moustafa and Derek M. Harkins and Manolito G. Torralba and Yun Zhang and Pamela Margaret Leong and Richard Saffery and Michelle R Bockmann and Claire Kuelbs and Toby E Hughes and Jeffrey M. Craig and Karen E. Nelson},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2020},
  volume={10}
}
Humans are host to a multitude of microorganisms that rapidly populate the body at birth, subject to a complex interplay that is dependent on host genetics, lifestyle, and environment. The host-associated microbiome, including the oral microbiome, presents itself in a complex ecosystem important to health and disease. As the most common chronic disease globally, dental caries is induced by host-microbial dysbiosis in children and adults. Multiple biological and environmental factors are likely… 

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