Team Sees Gut Microbial Genes, Metagenomic Species Associated with Liver Cirrhosis | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a study appearing online today in Nature, researchers from China, France, and the UK described a gut microbiome signature for identifying individuals with liver cirrhosis, a form of advanced liver disease that can stem from a range of acute or chronic liver conditions or injuries.

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