A new research published in Cell has revealed that there is an astounding diversity of molecules living inside our bodies, many of which have not yet been described before. All of these microorganisms which compose of bacteria, archaea, and fungi build up the human microbiome and interact with each other in our bodies. -via LBL
“Because it is much more difficult to search for sequences encoding small proteins than it is to trawl for large proteins, our comprehension of the small proteins expressed by microbial communities has always been lacking,” said Nikos Kyrpides, a Berkeley Lab senior scientist who contributed to the work.
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