Number of identified bacterial genera in the human skin

Value 205 Unitless
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Grice EA et al., Topographical and Temporal Diversity of the Human Skin Microbiome Science May 29, 2009 324: 1190-1192 p.1190 middle column top paragraphPubMed ID19478181
Comments Of the 205 identified genera represented by at least five sequences, three were associated with more than 62% of the sequences: Corynebacteria (22.8% Actinobacteria), Propionibacteria (23.0% Actinobacteria), and Staphylococci (16.8% Firmicutes).
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