Microbes for Six

A Perk for contributing $560 or more
to American Gut
by American Gut Project (UC San Diego)

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 six stool samples if there are six of you in your home or use all six for yourself. 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)
  • $1,945,342 raised
  • 12825 contributors
  • 7 Years running
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.