The Human Microbiota: How Microbial Communities Affect Health and Disease

The Human Microbiota: How Microbial Communities Affect Health and Disease

Editor(s): David N. Fredricks

Published Online: 2 AUG 2013

Print ISBN: 9780470479896

Online ISBN: 9781118409855

DOI: 10.1002/9781118409855

About this Book

The Human Microbiota offers a comprehensive review of all human-associated microbial niches in a single volume, focusing on what modern tools in molecular microbiology are revealing about human microbiota, and how specific microbial communities can be associated with either beneficial effects or diseases. An excellent resource for microbiologists, physicians, infectious disease specialists, and others in the field, the book describes the latest research findings and evaluates the most innovative research approaches and technologies. Perspectives from pioneers in human microbial ecology are provided throughout.

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    2. Chapter 1

      The NIH Human Microbiome Project (pages 1–50)

      Lita M. Proctor, Shaila Chhibba, Jean McEwen, Jane Peterson, Chris Wellington, Carl Baker, Maria Giovanni, Pamela McInnes and R. Dwayne Lunsford

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