A Phylogeny-Regularized Sparse Regression Model for Predictive Modeling of Microbial Community Data

@article{Xiao2018APS,
  title={A Phylogeny-Regularized Sparse Regression Model for Predictive Modeling of Microbial Community Data},
  author={Jian Xiao and Li Chen and Yue Yu and Xianyang Zhang and Jun Chen},
  journal={Frontiers in Microbiology},
  year={2018},
  volume={9}
}
Fueled by technological advancement, there has been a surge of human microbiome studies surveying the microbial communities associated with the human body and their links with health and disease. As a complement to the human genome, the human microbiome holds great potential for precision medicine. Efficient predictive models based on microbiome data could be potentially used in various clinical applications such as disease diagnosis, patient stratification and drug response prediction. One… 

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