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$89 uBiome Microbiome Kit

The uBiome Gut Kit helps you learn about the microbes in your gut. Test yourself, and learn the answers to these questions + more:

- How does your gut differ from a vegetarian or meat-eater?

- (New) How well does your gut use carbohydrates, caffeine, and others?

- (New) What is your microbial diversity?

Sample more than once and learn how your gut responds to lifestyle changes over time. There's so much to learn!

How it works

1

Sample your bacteria

We'll send you a home sampling kit that takes less than 2 minutes to use (and is not gross). It's super easy!

2

Cutting Edge DNA Sequencing

Our lab uses cutting-edge DNA sequencing to identify your bacteria using science from Harvard, Stanford, and UCSF.

3

Be a citizen scientist

Explore your inner world. What's in and on your body? Is it Streptoccus? Clostridia? The elusive Marvinbryantia?

Why should I test my microbiome?

  • Learn which bacteria live in your gut.
  • Understand how your bacteria compare to different types of people.
  • Help advance the science of the microbiome as a citizen scientist.
  • Find out how well your gut bacteria metabolizes carbohydrates, caffeine, and over 100 other functions.
  • Use the data to see how changes in your diet affect you.
  • Come on, you know you love your bacteria...

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