Identical Twins Not So Identical In Gut Bacteria

“Identical twins may share appearances, mannerisms, even clothes — but the microbes living in their guts are anything but the same. By comprehensively sequencing microbial genes in the gut, researchers have found that communities of bacteria in adult identical twins differ dramatically…”

http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/57759/title/Identical_twins_may_not_be_so_identical_when_it_comes__to_gut_bacteria

Published by

gourmetrd

Registered Dietitian Certified LEAP Therapist

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s