Best practices for analysing microbiomes

@article{Knight2018BestPF,
  title={Best practices for analysing microbiomes},
  author={Rob Knight and Alison Vrbanac and Bryn C. Taylor and Alexander A. Aksenov and Chris Callewaert and Justine W. Debelius and Antonio Gonzalez and Tomasz Kosci{\'o}lek and Laura-Isobel McCall and Daniel McDonald and Alexey V. Melnik and James T. Morton and Jose Navas and Robert A. Quinn and Jon G. Sanders and Austin D. Swafford and Luke R. Thompson and Anupriya Tripathi and Zhenjiang Zech Xu and Jesse R. Zaneveld and Qiyun Zhu and J. Gregory Caporaso and Pieter C. Dorrestein},
  journal={Nature Reviews Microbiology},
  year={2018},
  volume={16},
  pages={410-422}
}
Complex microbial communities shape the dynamics of various environments, ranging from the mammalian gastrointestinal tract to the soil. Advances in DNA sequencing technologies and data analysis have provided drastic improvements in microbiome analyses, for example, in taxonomic resolution, false discovery rate control and other properties, over earlier methods. In this Review, we discuss the best practices for performing a microbiome study, including experimental design, choice of molecular… 
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