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Like Genes, Our Microbes Pass from Parent to Child

March 9, 2019

Like Genes, Our Microbes Pass from Parent to Child

We all know that our parents pass on heritable traits, including skin color and height, to us through their genes. Now, the Human Microbiome Project – a department of the National Institute of Health – has produced findings to suggest that our microbial genes are also transmitted vertically from our ancestors. Before we explore this exciting discovery, let’s start with some basics:

Source:https://www.technologynetworks.com/tn/articles/like-genes-our-microbes-pass-from-parent-to-child-316454?fbclid=IwAR3IiHu91E3B8AvDZLbg2Fg4mdKNmpoLdnqNTb66qL-naqAqBM3uA8JU3ig

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