One way to compose a dream team, is by looking for new microbial talents, under very specific conditions. This exemplifies the research of the Biodiscovery Platform.
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Recently, UNLOCK-scientists composed a synthetic community of ten key microbes from the human intestinal tract: The Diet-based Minimal Microiobome.
In this case study, we describe the design of a synthetic microbial community from a source of microbes we always carry with us: the human gut.