Modelling approaches for studying the microbiome

  title={Modelling approaches for studying the microbiome},
  author={Manish Kumar and Boyang Ji and Karsten Zengler and Jens B Nielsen},
  journal={Nature Microbiology},
Advances in metagenome sequencing of the human microbiome have provided a plethora of new insights and revealed a close association of this complex ecosystem with a range of human diseases. However, there is little knowledge about how the different members of the microbial community interact with each other and with the host, and we lack basic mechanistic understanding of these interactions related to health and disease. Mathematical modelling has been demonstrated to be highly advantageous for… 

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