The microbiome as a biosensor: functional profiles elucidate hidden stress in hosts

Abstract Background Microbial communities are highly responsive to environmental cues, and both their structure and activity can be altered in response to changing conditions. We hypothesized that host-associated microbial communities, particularly those colonizing host surfaces, can serve as in sit...

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Main Authors: Avihai Zolti, Stefan J. Green, Noa Sela, Yitzhak Hadar, Dror Minz
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-05-01
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