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Modern culturing efforts expand the culturable microbiota

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High-throughput anaerobic culturing enabled the recovery of a large part of the diverse human gut microbiota and the creation of individual culture collections.

Further reading

Lagier, J. C. et al. Culturing the human microbiota and culturomics. Nat. Rev. Microbiol. 1, 540–550 (2018).

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