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Access to the article is free, however registration and sign-in are required. Most organisms are associated with a large number of species of beneficial bacteria. In a report of a recent meeting, Ruby, Henderson, and McFall-Ngai reveal the many ways in which the microbial consortia of animals influence the evolution, development, and health of their hosts.

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      microbe-host association,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,microbiota,inflammatory bowel disease (IBD),"commensal" microbes,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110722030942390T,internal ecosystems,beneficial microbiota

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