Genetic Future

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Yet another -ome

From a recent paper in Nature Reviews Microbiology, it’s probiogenomics! The human body is colonized by an enormous population of bacteria (microbiota) that provides the host with coding capacity and metabolic activities. Among the human gut microbiota are health-promoting indigenous species (probiotic bacteria) that are commonly consumed as live dietary supplements. Recent genomics-based studies (probiogenomics)…