Smoking is associated with quantifiable differences in the human lung DNA virome and metabolome

Abstract Background The role of commensal viruses in humans is poorly understood, and the impact of the virome on lung health and smoking-related disease is particularly understudied. Methods Genetic material from acellular bronchoalveolar lavage fluid was sequenced to identify and quantify viral me...

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Main Authors: Ann C. Gregory, Matthew B. Sullivan, Leopoldo N. Segal, Brian C. Keller
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-09-01
Series:Respiratory Research
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