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ready NIH Human Microbiome Project


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The NIH Common Fund Human Microbiome Project (HMP) was established in 2008, with the mission of generating resources that would enable the comprehensive characterization of the human microbiome and analysis of its role in human health and disease. The HMP has characterized the microbial communities found at several different sites on the human body: nasal passages, oral cavity, skin, gastrointestinal tract, and urogenital tract.


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Created in 2008

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How to cite this record HMP; NIH Human Microbiome Project; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:22 p.m.; Last accessed: Nov 27 2021 11:41 p.m.

Record added: Dec. 16, 2015, 1:40 p.m.
Record updated: Aug. 9, 2016, 12:14 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.


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Structure, function and diversity of the healthy human microbiome.

Nature 2012

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A framework for human microbiome research.

Nature 2012

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