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Microbiome-on-a-Chip Paves Way for Personalized Medicine

News   May 14, 2019 | Original story by Benjamin Boettner, Wyss Institute

 
Organ Chip Facilitates Human Gut Microbiome Studies

Bacteria of the human gut microbiome (yellow) are populating the intestinal epithelial channel of the anaerobic Intestine Chip that maintains gut-like low-oxygen concentrations. The bacteria are directly attaching to a dense mucus layer produced by the intestinal epithelium. Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University

 
 
 

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