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Laboratory Methods

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Please note that since the Human Microbiome Project is no longer being supported by the Common Fund, the program website is being maintained as an archive and will not be updated on a regular basis.

Laboratory MethodsThe Human Microbiome Project Data Analysis and Coordinating Center (DACC) curates an updated list of downloadable protocols for researchers. Protocols listed include those developed directly for the HMP as well as protocols describing new advances & technologies in microbiome research.


This page last reviewed on April 12, 2024