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The influence of ethnicity and geography on human gut microbiome composition

Nature Medicinevolume 24pages14951496 (2018) | Download Citation

The taxonomic composition of the gut microbiome associates with patient ethnicity and geographic location. This association impacts the development of microbiome-based applications for personalized medicine.

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  1. Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA

    • Christopher A. Gaulke
    •  & Thomas J. Sharpton
  2. Department of Statistics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA

    • Thomas J. Sharpton

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