We found more than 54,000 viruses in people's poo — and 92% were previously unknown to science
By Philip Hugenholtz, Professor of Microbiology, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland
Soo Jen Low, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The University of Queensland
You could say there are a 'crapload' of viruses in the human gut. Luckily, most of these do not attack our cells, but instead feed on bacteria.
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- Thursday, June 24, 2021