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Sick or healthy? Bacterial metabolism tells us which -- and why

(University of Luxembourg) The human gut is a complex ecosystem: countless bacteria colonize it and help us to digest our food. Scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine of the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg, the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg and the Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch have developed a way to study this ecosystem -- the microbiome of the gut -- in unprecedented detail.
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