The Human Microbiome Project

Nature. 2007 Oct 18;449(7164):804-10. doi: 10.1038/nature06244.

Abstract

A strategy to understand the microbial components of the human genetic and metabolic landscape and how they contribute to normal physiology and predisposition to disease.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Biodiversity
  • Genome, Bacterial / genetics
  • Genomics
  • Humans
  • Intestines / cytology
  • Intestines / immunology
  • Intestines / microbiology*
  • Metagenome* / genetics
  • Metagenome* / immunology
  • Mice
  • Sequence Analysis, DNA