Now showing items 1-3 of 3
The 5300-year-old Helicobacter pylori genome of the Iceman
The stomach bacterium Helicobacter pylori is one of the most prevalent human pathogens. It has dispersed globally with its human host resulting in a distinct phylogeographic pattern that can be used to reconstruct both ...
The Iceman's Last Meal Consisted of Fat, Wild Meat, and Cereals
The history of humankind is marked by the constant adoption of new dietary habits affecting human physiology, metabolism, and even the development of nutrition-related disorders. Despite clear archaeological evidence for ...
Metagenomic analysis reveals presence of Treponema denticola in a tissue biopsy of the Iceman
Ancient hominoid genome studies can be regarded by definition as metagenomic analyses since they represent a mixture of both hominoid and microbial sequences in an environment. Here, we report the molecular detection of ...