Microbiome richness varies widely across cadaver body sites.

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R. Hyde, Embriette; P. Haarmann, Daniel; M. Lynne, Aaron; R. Bucheli, Sibyl; F. Petrosino, Joseph;
  • Publisher: Figshare
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077733.g003
  • Subject: Microbiology | Evolutionary Biology | Ecology | Science Policy | cadaver | Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science facility | body sites | bacteria | 16 S rRNA gene | sample | Decomposition Human decomposition | role | bloat stage | additive data sets | Bacterial Community Structure
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<p>A rarefaction curve plotting the average number of OTUs over the average number of sequences sampled per body site sampled shows that microbiome richness differs widely among different body site samples. Error bars represent the standard error of the mean. The legend... View more
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