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Magdalena Malinowska / Beata Tokarz-Deptuła * / Wiesław Deptuła

Keywords : archea, bakterie, grzyby, mikrobiom, wirusy, archea, bacteria, fungi, microbiome, viruses

Citation Information : Postępy Mikrobiologii - Advancements of Microbiology. Volume 56, Issue 1, Pages 33-42, DOI:

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The human microbiome is represented by bacteria, archea, viruses, including bacteriophages, and fungi. These microorganisms colonize the human body and are necessary for the maintenance of homeostasis, including human immune status. Even though human microbiome is vital for the functioning of the human organism, it is still poorly understood, especially when it comes to archea, but also viruses and fungi. The aim of this study is to present the current state of knowlegde about the microorganisms inhabiting essential biotypes of the human body, i.e. the skin, the mouth and the digestive tract, as well as the respiratory and urogenital tract.

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