The Influence of Age and Gender on Skin-Associated Microbial Communities in Urban and Rural Human Populations

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Ying, Shi ; Zeng, Dan-Ning ; Chi, Liang ; Tan, Yuan ; Galzote, Carlos ; Cardona, Cesar ; Lax, Simon ; Gilbert, Jack ; Quan, Zhe-Xue (2015)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 10, issue 10 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0141842, pmc: PMC4624872
  • Subject: Q | R | Research Article | Science | Medicine

Differences in the bacterial community structure associated with 7 skin sites in 71 healthy people over five days showed significant correlations with age, gender, physical skin parameters, and whether participants lived in urban or rural locations in the same city. Whi... View more
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