Microbiome: Should we diversify from diversity?
Studies on microbiome diversity are flooding the current literature, yet lessons from ecology clearly demonstrate that diversity is just one factor to consider when analyzing an ecosystem, along with its stability, structure and function. Measures of diversity may be a useful tool for interpreting metagenomic data but the question remains as to how informative they are and what insight they may provide into the state of the microbiome. A study utilizing mathematical modeling to investigate th...Expand abstract
- Publication status:
- Peer review status:
- Peer reviewed
(Version of record, pdf, 669.0KB)
- Publisher copy:
- Copyright holder:
- Johnson and Burnet
- Copyright date:
- © 2016 Katerina V.-A. Johnson and Philip W. J. Burnet. Published with license by Taylor and Francis. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.
- CC Attribution (CC BY)
If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record