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The gut mucosal colonization with probiotics might not be as effective as you think!

  While the probiotic industry is rapidly growing and healthy individuals are commonly using probiotics in order to boost their health, the two new studies published on CELL cast doubt on the efficacy of probiotic colonization of gut mucosa in … Continue reading

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2in1: Assembly benchmarking and evaluation

The numbers of metagenomics studies are exponentially increasing in recent years. Because we lack comprehensive microbial genome databases for most environments, the microbiome field is moving towards de novo¬†metagenomics, using reference-independent techniques to assemble putative genes and in silico¬†refinement of … Continue reading

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