Microbes For Three

A Perk for contributing $285 or more
to American Gut
by The Microsetta Initiative (UC San Diego)
Discontinued

This item has been discontinued by The Microsetta Initiative (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 three stool samples if there are three of you in your home (or, two stools and an oral sample or one stool, one oral and one skin – it's up to you – mix and match how you like). 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 The Microsetta Initiative (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.