S.L. Percival (ed): Microbiology and aging: clinical manifestations

Abstract

Humans and microbes are at a constant tug of war affecting each other and undergoing co-evolution. An average human body, which consist of about 10 cells, harbors about a tenfold higher number of microorganisms of thousands of different species, most of which mainly reside in the gut of the host. Our daily encounter and interaction with microbes is both… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10522-009-9235-1

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