Improving saliva shotgun metagenomics by chemical host DNA depletion

Abstract Background Shotgun sequencing of microbial communities provides in-depth knowledge of the microbiome by cataloging bacterial, fungal, and viral gene content within a sample, providing an advantage over amplicon sequencing approaches that assess taxonomy but not function and are taxonomicall...

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Main Authors: Clarisse A. Marotz, Jon G. Sanders, Cristal Zuniga, Livia S. Zaramela, Rob Knight, Karsten Zengler
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2018-02-01
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