Microbiome: Human gut microbiota can be readily cultured, manipulated and archived

@article{Wood2011MicrobiomeHG,
  title={Microbiome: Human gut microbiota can be readily cultured, manipulated and archived},
  author={Natalie J. Wood},
  journal={Nature Reviews Gastroenterology \&Hepatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={8},
  pages={241-241}
}
  • Natalie J. Wood
  • Published 4 May 2011
  • Biology
  • Nature Reviews Gastroenterology &Hepatology

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