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The “Most Wanted” Taxa from the Human Microbiome for Whole Genome Sequencing

  • Anthony A. Fodor,

    Affiliation: Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Todd Z. DeSantis,

    Affiliation: Bioinformatics Department, Second Genome, Inc., San Bruno, California, United States of America

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  • Kristine M. Wylie,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, The Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Jonathan H. Badger,

    Affiliation: Microbial and Environmental Genomics Department. J. Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Yuzhen Ye,

    Affiliation: School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

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  • Theresa Hepburn,

    Affiliation: Genome Sequencing and Analysis Program, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Ping Hu,

    Affiliation: Earth Science Division, Ecology Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Erica Sodergren,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, The Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Konstantinos Liolios,

    Affiliation: Microbial Genomics and Metagenomics Program, Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

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  • Heather Huot-Creasy,

    Affiliation: Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Bruce W. Birren,

    Affiliation: Genome Sequencing and Analysis Program, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Ashlee M. Earl mail

    aearl@broadinstitute.org

    Affiliation: Genome Sequencing and Analysis Program, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: July 26, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0041294
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Anthony A. Fodor
Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America
Todd Z. DeSantis
Bioinformatics Department, Second Genome, Inc., San Bruno, California, United States of America
Kristine M. Wylie, Erica Sodergren
Department of Genetics, The Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Jonathan H. Badger
Microbial and Environmental Genomics Department. J. Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, California, United States of America
Yuzhen Ye
School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America
Theresa Hepburn, Bruce W. Birren, Ashlee M. Earl
Genome Sequencing and Analysis Program, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Ping Hu
Earth Science Division, Ecology Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America
Konstantinos Liolios
Microbial Genomics and Metagenomics Program, Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, California, United States of America
Heather Huot-Creasy
Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: aearl@broadinstitute.org

Competing Interests

One author is affiliated with the company Second Genome. His employment at this company does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. Furthermore, the other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AF TD KW ES JB BB AE. Performed the experiments: AF TD KW JB TH AE. Analyzed the data: AF AE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AF TD PH YY KL HH-C. Wrote the paper: AF AE.