You Plus The World

A Perk for contributing $129 or more
to American Gut
by The Microsetta Initiative (UC San Diego)

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.

This is two kits: 1 for you and one for someone from either Africa, South America or Asia. Your support of this Perk will allow us to sequence more people from around the world as part of our ongoing research. DNA extraction and 16S rRNA sequencing of one stool sample (or an oral or skin sample - the same kit works for any of these).

You will 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.