The Intestinal Microbiome and Estrogen Receptor-Positive Female Breast Cancer.

@article{Kwa2016TheIM,
  title={The Intestinal Microbiome and Estrogen Receptor-Positive Female Breast Cancer.},
  author={Maryann Juh Kwa and Claudia S. Plottel and Martin J. Blaser and Sylvia Adams},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2016},
  volume={108 8}
}
The huge communities of residential microbes, including bacteria, viruses, Archaea, and Eukaryotes, that colonize humans are increasingly recognized as playing important roles in health and disease. A complex populous ecosystem, the human gastrointestinal (GI) tract harbors up to 10(11) bacterial cells per gram of luminal content, whose collective genome, the gut metagenome, contains a vastly greater number of individual genes than the human genome. In health, the function of the microbiome… CONTINUE READING
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