Preface: The Human Genome and the Human Microbiome.- Chapter 1: The Human Genome, Microbiome and Disease.- Chapter 2: Host Genotype and the effect on Microbial Communities.- Chapter 3: The Human Microbiome and Host-Pathogen Interactions.- Chapter 4: The Human Virome.- Chapter 5: Selection and Sequencing of Strains as References for Human Microbiome studies.- Chapter 6: The Human Vaginal Microbiome.- Chapter 7: The Human Lung Microbiome.- Chapter 8: The Human Skin Microbiome in Health and Skin Diseases.- Chapter 9: The Human Oral metagenome.- Chapter 10: Infectogenomics: aspect of Host Responses to Microbes in the Digestive Tract.- Chapter 11: Autoimmune Disease and the Human Metagenome.- Chapter 12: Metagenomic applications and the potential for understanding chronic liver disease.- Chapter 13: Symbiotic gut microbiota and the modulation of human metabolic phenotypes.- Chapter 14: MetaHIT: The European Union Project on Metagenomics of the Human Intestinal Tract.- Chapter 15: Implications of Human Microbiome Research for the Developing World.
The book brings a completely different perspective than available books by combining the information gained from the human genome with that derived from parallel metagenomic studies, and new results from investigating the effects of these microbes on the host immune system. Although there are a number of books that focus on the human genome that are currently available, there are no books that bring to the forefront the mix of the human genome and the genomes and metagenomes of the microbial species that live within and on us.
Introduces readers to the major findings from the human genome project.
The book brings a new perspective by combining the information gained from the human genome with that derived from parallel metagenomic studies.
Brings together leaders in the field and their unique perspectives on this topic.