The Living Dead: Bacterial Community Structure of a Cadaver at the Onset and End of the Bloat Stage of Decomposition
Hyde, Embriette R.
Haarmann, Daniel P.
Lynne, Aaron M.
Bucheli, Sibyl R.
Petrosino, Joseph F.
- Publisher: Public Library of Science
(issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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Human decomposition is a mosaic system with an intimate association between biotic and abiotic factors. Despite the integral role of bacteria in the decomposition process, few studies have catalogued bacterial biodiversity for terrestrial scenarios. To explore the micro...