[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In December 2007 the National Institutes of Health launched the Human Microbiome Project to study the role the microbiome-the genes in our microbiota--plays in health and disease.
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HMP stands for Human Microbiome Project
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The Human Microbiome Project and metagenomic analysis, previously stymied by the requirement for large-scale sequencing of complex microbial communities, was unblocked by applications of 454 and Illumina platforms in 16S rDNA and shotgun sequencing, respectively.
Microbiological Asking students whether killing bacteria is always a good idea or to describe appropriate contexts for germ-killing products may serve to facilitate discussion of microbial diversity, beneficial bacteria, the Human Microbiome project, the immune system, nitrogen fixation, and/or antibiotic resistance.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] To find out, Blekhman and colleagues used data on bacterial and human DNA from the Human Microbiome Project.
COLUMN: IN OUR OPINION; EDITORIAL FOOTNOTE At first, the news from the Human Microbiome Project is enough to make your skin crawl: Healthy humans, researchers report, share their bodies with some 10,000 species of microbes, and all those bacteria can weigh between two and six pounds.
Many of these organisms work to keep humans healthy, and results reported Wednesday from the government's Human Microbiome Project define what's normal in this mysterious netherworld.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] THE ZOO ON YOU Since 2007, scientists at the National Institutes of Health's Human Microbiome Project have been working to identify all of the microbes that live on a typical person.
The Human Microbiome Project (HMP) of the National Institutes of Health has set four goals to better understand the role of microbiomes in human health: 1) determine whether individuals share a core human microbiome, 2) understand whether changes in microbiomes correlate with changes in health, 3) develop technological and bioinformatic tools to support these goals, and 4) address the ethical, legal and social implications raised by human microbiome research.