Microbial companions of humans, animals are highly specialized

13 agosto 2015

Humans and animals are never alone. Everyone is host to over two thousand different species of microbes, of which most colonize our bodies only after we are born. One would assume that the generalists among them have an advantage. Zoologists have now shown that the opposite is the case. Microbial communities living on humans and animals are mostly dominated by specialists.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150813074514.htm

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