For microbes in the breast tissue

The Human Genome Project (HGP) run by the American National Institutes of Health (NIH) between 1990 and 2003, intended  to identify all the genes of the human body, which they named the human genom. What they found was shocking. They discovered that only the 5th of the human genome is actually of strictly human origin. The rest of important genetic information comes from microbes! This discovery led NIH researchers to go a step further. They created the Microbiome Project (HMP) in 2007 to define the human biome, the “bacteria, bacteriophage, fungi, protozoa and viruses” that live “inside and on the human body.” Still it … Continue reading For microbes in the breast tissue