The Role of Archaea in Human Disease

Archaea The Archaea, the so-called Third Domain of life, are thought of in an environmental context, influencing natural environments and ecosystems including extreme environments such as salt lakes and soda lakes. But what if some species were capable of capable of causing human disease? Currently, there is no substantial evidence supporting the pathogenic properties of Archaea. This free review article considers why.

 

Role of archaea in human disease. (2013) Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 3:42. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2013.00042

 

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