Microbial marauders: pancreatic microbiota and its impact on carcinogenesis

Ryan M. Thomas, Maria Zajac-Kaye


Over the past several decades the importance of the human microbiota, the collection of bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, and archea that establish a commensal, symbiotic, and pathobiont relationship within every individual, in disease development and progression has been established (1-3).