The human digestive tract is home to > 1,000 different species of microorganisms, including bacteria, archaea, fungi, protists and viruses. Most of them are harmless – some are even beneficial to human health. However, when the balance of microorganisms in the gut is disrupted, certain bacteria can grow uncontrollably, impacting their host.
Purification of microbial DNA from a sample is a key step in understanding the microbiome composition and balance.
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