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Evaluation of 16S rDNA-Based Community Profiling for Human Microbiome Research

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  • Published: June 13, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039315
  • Published in PLOS ONE

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Publisher's Note: Errors in references.

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 09 Jul 2012 at 20:19 GMT

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There are errors in references 15,17,18, and 29. The correct references should read:

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18. Haas BJ, Gevers D, Earl A, Feldgarden M, Ward DV, et al. (2011) Chimeric 16S rRNA sequence formation and detection in Sanger and 454-pyrosequenced PCR amplicons. Genome Research 21: 494-504. PMID: 21212162


29. Kunin V, Anna E, Ochman H, Hugenholtz P (2009) Wrinkles in the rare biosphere: pyrosequencing errors lead to artificial inflation of diversity estimates. Environmental Microbiology 12: 118-123. PMID: 19725865

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