Recognizing the reagent microbiome
Nature Reviews Microbiology
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de Goffau, M., Lager, S., Salter, S., Wagner, J., Kronbichler, A., Charnock-Jones, S., Peacock, S., & et al. (2018). Recognizing the reagent microbiome. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 3 851-853. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41564-018-0202-y
A noticeable part of the microbiome literature, especially that working with low-biomass samples, is plagued by reagent contamination. Here we describe visual, statistical, methodical and ecological techniques to facilitate recognition of signals which represent contamination.
The work was supported by the Medical Research Council (United Kingdom; G1100221) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Cambridge Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre (Women’s Health theme).
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) (146281)
External DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41564-018-0202-y
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