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What does HMP stand for?

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.
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.
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.