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Indigenous beers (chicha) are part of the indigenous culture in Ecuador. The fermentation process of these beers relay probably on microorganisms from: fermenting substrates, environment and human microbiota. We analyzed the microbiota of artisanal beers (including...

["Anthropology","Microbiology","Infectious Diseases"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1520v2
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Cassava beer, or chicha, is typically consumed daily by the indigenous Shuar people of the Ecuadorian Amazon. This traditional beverage made from cassava tuber (Manihot esculenta) improves nutritional quality and flavor while extending shelf life in a tropical...

["Anthropology","Microbiology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.233v1
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