The Intestinal LABs

@article{Vaughan2002TheIL,
  title={The Intestinal LABs},
  author={Elaine E. Vaughan and Maaike C. de Vries and Erwin G. Zoetendal and Kaouther Ben-Amor and Antoon D. L. Akkermans and Willem M. de Vos},
  journal={Antonie van Leeuwenhoek},
  year={2002},
  volume={82},
  pages={341-352}
}
The complete gastrointestinal (GI) tract of humans is colonised soon after birth by a myriad of microbial species with a characteristic distribution depending on the location. GI-tract ecology has been experiencing a revival due to the development of molecular techniques, especially those based on 16S RNA (zRNA) genes. A richer ecosystem than previously imagined of novel species is being discovered that is significantly influenced by our host genotype. Special attention has been focused on the… CONTINUE READING
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