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February 10, 2016

An Occupy Movement for the Symbiome

In Terms of Genes, the Human Microbiome Outnumbers the Human Genome 100 To 1, but It Is Just Starting To Win Recognition

An Occupy Movement for the Symbiome

<i>E. coli</i> has already been noted for its usefulness as a probiotic in treating inflammatory bowel disease and as a treatment for ulcerative colitis. [NIAID, NIH]

The microbiome has become the hot new area of discovery in recent years thanks to emerging therapies for everything from obesity and depression to cancer and inflammatory disorders According to a January 2016 report issued by MarketsandMarkets, the human microbiome is expected to account for a $658 million market by ...

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