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ready Human Oral Microbiome Database


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The Human Oral Microbiome Database (HOMD) provides a site-specific comprehensive database for the more than 600 prokaryote species that are present in the human oral cavity. It contains genomic information based on a curated 16S rRNA gene-based provisional naming scheme, and taxonomic information.

How to cite this record: HOMD; Human Oral Microbiome Database; DOI:; Last edited: Feb. 22, 2018, 2:49 p.m.; Last accessed: Mar 20 2018 12:03 p.m.


Developed in United States

Created in 2007

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Record updated: Oct. 14, 2016, 10:04 a.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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The Human Oral Microbiome Database: a web accessible resource for investigating oral microbe taxonomic and genomic information.

Chen T., Yu WH., Izard J., Baranova OV., Lakshmanan A., Dewhirst FE.,
Database (Oxford) 2010

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  • DE017106 (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)

  • R37-DE016937 (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)

  • U01 DE016937 (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)