MetaHIT, Gut Microbiome Initiative Harness Sequencing to Link Gut Microbes and Disease | GenomeWeb
Two new intestinal microbiome initiatives involving large amounts of sequencing plan to focus on how microbes in the human gut contribute to metabolic and bowel disease.
In Europe, Metagenomics of the Human Intestinal Tract, or MetaHIT, a four-year consortium recently funded with €11.4 million ($17.9 million) from the European Commission, will seek to link these microbes to obesity and inflammatory bowel disease.

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