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Microbiome: Should we diversify from diversity?

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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...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/19490976.2016.1241933

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Gut Microbes Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
6
Pages:
455-458
Publication date:
2016-10-10
Acceptance date:
2016-09-23
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EISSN:
1949-0984
ISSN:
1949-0976
Source identifiers:
653612
Language:
English
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pubs:653612
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uuid:401b5c53-3e38-411e-b815-7cdfe8e7ac72
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pubs:653612
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2016-12-22

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