Preserving microbial diversity

  title={Preserving microbial diversity},
  author={M. G. D. Bello and R. Knight and J. Gilbert and M. Blaser},
  pages={33 - 34}
  • M. G. D. Bello, R. Knight, +1 author M. Blaser
  • Published 2018
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Science
  • Microbiota from humans of all cultures are needed to ensure the health of future generations Since World War II, there have been dramatic increases in metabolic, immune, and cognitive diseases, including obesity, diabetes, asthma, allergies, inflammatory bowel disease, and autism. Their incidence has risen, first in the industrialized world and more recently in developing countries (1). In addition to the health effects, there are enormous costs of these diseases: Obesity costs $2.0 trillion… CONTINUE READING
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