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Pigs as Stand-Ins for Microbiome Studies

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Science  06 Jun 2012:
336.6086.1250
DOI: 10.1126/science.336.6086.1250

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Abstract

The Chinese use pigs for just about everything, from processing waste to enriching the dinner table. Now they are testing piglets as a new model for human microbiome research.

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