Skin microbiota biogeography

Over at Nothing In Biology Makes Sense! I wrote about a recent paper that analyzed the biogeography of skin microbiota. If you’re interested in your body as a conglomerate of unique ecosystems and want to know more – go check out “What’s lurking on your glabella“.

Oh et al. (2014) showed that individual microbial species showed different patterns across body sites and individuals.


Author: Sarah Hird

Post-doc at UC Davis Genome Center. Evolution. Programming. Cooking. Feminism. Comedy.

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