Microbiota

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The human microbiota is composed of millions of bacteria, archaea and fungi that are heavily linked to our health and well-being[1]. They serve several functions, but are especially important in the gut and in the process of digestion [2].

References

  1. Nature Special: Human Microbiota [Internet]. Nature.com. 2017 [cited 23 October 2017]. Available from: http://www.nature.com/nature/focus/humanmicrobiota/index.html
  2. Guinane C, Cotter P. Role of the gut microbiota in health and chronic gastrointestinal disease: understanding a hidden metabolic organ. Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. 2013;6(4):295-308
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