Nigerian Microbiome Graphical Abstract (IMAGE) Cell Press Caption This graphical abstract illustrates factors that affect the fecal microbiome and metabolome of rural Bassa and urban individuals from Nigeria, including infants. The findings stress the loss of ancient signatures along with urbanization and support distinct trajectories of development of the intestinal ecosystem in early life, depending on human subsistence. Credit Ayeni et al./<em>Cell Reports</em> Usage Restrictions Credit Required License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.