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The gut mycobiome: overlooked in digestive diseases

10 May 2019

by GMFH Editing Team

Scientists have started to take an interest in the physiological relevance of fungal microbiota. Here, Harry Sokol and Mathias L. Richard clarify the relevance of the mycobiota and how its study might impact on clinical practice in the foreseeable future.