Microbes For Four

A Perk for contributing $380 or more
to American Gut
by American Gut Project (UC San Diego)
Discontinued

This item has been discontinued by American Gut Project (UC San Diego).

Kits currently not being distributed due to American Gut shifting its efforts to COVID-19 research.

DNA extraction and 16S rRNA sequencing of four stool samples if there are four of you in your home (or, two stools and two oral samples, or two stools and one oral and one skin). It’s up to you – mix and match, you get the idea. You'll be able to view, download and print a high-resolution certificate suitable for framing of your results and access to more detailed taxa report of your results - which can be viewed online and downloaded into Excel.

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American Gut
by American Gut Project (UC San Diego)
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World's largest open-source science project to understand the microbial diversity of the Human Gut. Learn which microbes live in your gut, skin & mouth. Join over 10,000 people, get a home sampling kit and support the research.