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Scientists discover 3 "gut types"

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Scientists discover 3 "gut types"

Postby John Leary » Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:54 am

A group of scientists report there are just three distinct ecosystems in the guts of people they have studied. Apparently the guts of infants are randomly colonized by different pioneering species of microbes, which then alter the gut so that only certain species can follow them.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/21/science/21gut.html
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