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NEW YORK – Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the European Molecular Biology Laboratory's European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), and elsewhere have assembled a large set of genomes from bacteriophages that reside in bacteria and archaea in the human gut.

"It's fascinating to see how many unknown species live in our gut, and to try and unravel the link between them and human health," co-first author Alexandre Almeida, a postdoctoral researcher affiliated with EMBL-EBI and Sanger, said in a statement.

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