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Study indicates gut microbiome, host gene affect GI disorders

In a new study published in Nature Microbiology, researchers demonstrated the power of integrating the microbiome and host gene expression data tpo provide insights into their combined role in gastrointestinal diseases. The microbiome consists of all microbes in the gut including bacteria, fungi, and viruses. This study focused on bacteria.