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Host-microbe interaction

Rules of the game for microbiota

Nature volume 534, pages 182183 (09 June 2016) | Download Citation

Are the dynamics of our microbial communities unique to us or does everyone's microbiota follow the same rules? The emerging insights into this question could be of relevance to health and disease. See Letter p.259

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  1. Karoline Faust and Jeroen Raes are in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, KU Leuven–University of Leuven, and in the VIB, Center for the Biology of Disease, Leuven 3000, Belgium.

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  2. K.F. is also in the Microbiology Unit, Faculty of Sciences and Bioengineering Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

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