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Contact: Jennifer Berman
NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine

A Diverse Bunch of Bacteria

Caption: Individuals harbor quite different bacteria on their skin. This chart shows the large groups (phyla) to which the bacteria belong in the six studied individuals. (Subject A-F refers to individuals or subjects in the study).

Credit: Zhan Gao, M.D., Martin J. Blaser, M.D.

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