In and on the human body lives a collection of microbes involved in a range of body functions, such as producing nutrients for cells that support the immune system. What is the science behind it? Samantha Boh gets the answers from cell biologist Sven Pettersson, professor of metabolic disorders at Nanyang Technological University's Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.
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