Microbes For Two: See What You’re Sharing

A Perk for contributing $190 or more
to American Gut
by The Microsetta Initiative (UC San Diego)

Claimed by MAXINE BARISH-WREDEN Steph G Steven Lederman and 2353 others.


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 two stool samples, e.g. couples, father/son, mother/daughter, you and your dog (or, one stool and say an oral sample – 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.