Thousands of Genes Exchanged within Microbial Communities Living on Cheese

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 08:02 in Biology & Nature

Using cheese as a novel way to study microscopic communities, researchers have found that bacteria living on artisanal cheese varieties have transferred thousands of genes between each other. Such microbiome communities are known to play a key function in many areas, including human health.

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