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Vegans furious as Bank of England admits ‘trace’ of animal fat in £5 notes

Korev Silver badge

Re: Faecal matter

This would be very easy to test... PCR (selectively amplify) the 16S gene (conserved through all bacteria), sequence them, put the sequences through something like Mothur (identifies bacterial sequences) and crunch the stats on the population etc. The amusing thing in this context is that one of the R packages for "community analysis" is called Vegan...

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