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Author Topic: Is there one species of commensal bacteria that outnumbers our cells?  (Read 1515 times)

Jesse

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Jesse  asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Dear Naked Scientists,

I know that the bacteria in and on our bodies outnumber our own cells about ten to one, but is there any one specific species (or genus, phylum, etc) of microbe that outnumbers our cells?

Thanks,
Jesse

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« Last Edit: 05/05/2010 09:30:02 by _system »


 

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