Comparative analysis of amplicon and metagenomic sequencing methods reveals key features in the evolution of animal metaorganisms

Abstract Background The interplay between hosts and their associated microbiome is now recognized as a fundamental basis of the ecology, evolution, and development of both players. These interdependencies inspired a new view of multicellular organisms as “metaorganisms.” The goal of the Collaborativ...

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Main Authors: Philipp Rausch, Malte Rühlemann, Britt M. Hermes, Shauni Doms, Tal Dagan, Katja Dierking, Hanna Domin, Sebastian Fraune, Jakob von Frieling, Ute Hentschel, Femke-Anouska Heinsen, Marc Höppner, Martin T. Jahn, Cornelia Jaspers, Kohar Annie B. Kissoyan, Daniela Langfeldt, Ateequr Rehman, Thorsten B. H. Reusch, Thomas Roeder, Ruth A. Schmitz, Hinrich Schulenburg, Ryszard Soluch, Felix Sommer, Eva Stukenbrock, Nancy Weiland-Bräuer, Philip Rosenstiel, Andre Franke, Thomas Bosch, John F. Baines
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Published: BMC 2019-09-01
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