Genome of E.Coli Bacterium Reconstructed Using Gallstone From 600-Year-Old Mummy

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Researchers, at McMaster University, have successfully reconstructed the first ancient genome of E.coli by using the gallstone of a 16th-century Italian mummy. The team analysed the mummy of one of the nobles who is believed to have died in 1586 at the age of 48.

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