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Human Microbiome

Caption: Phylogenetic analysis of 16S Ribosomal DNA sequences with Human Microbiome Project microbes highlighted in blue shows the distribution of these human symbiants around the microbial tree of life. Phylum are separated by color as follows: yellow, Actinobacteria; dark green, Bacteroidetes; light green, Cyanobacteria; red, Firmicutes; cyan, Fusobacteria; dark red, Planctomycetes; gray, Proteobacteria; magenta, Spirochaetes; light pink, TM7; tan, Tenericutes.

Credit: Image courtesy of Human Microbiome Project

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