Microbial community profiling of human saliva using shotgun metagenomic sequencing.

Human saliva is clinically informative of both oral and general health. Since next generation shotgun sequencing (NGS) is now widely used to identify and quantify bacteria, we investigated the bacterial flora of saliva microbiomes of two healthy volunteers and five datasets from the Human Microbiome...

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Main Authors: Nur A Hasan, Brian A Young, Angela T Minard-Smith, Kelly Saeed, Huai Li, Esley M Heizer, Nancy J McMillan, Richard Isom, Abdul Shakur Abdullah, Daniel M Bornman, Seth A Faith, Seon Young Choi, Michael L Dickens, Thomas A Cebula, Rita R Colwell
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2014-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC4028220?pdf=render