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Novel Bacterial Taxa in the Human Microbiome

  • Kristine M. Wylie equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kristine M. Wylie, Rebecca M. Truty

    kwylie@genome.wustl.edu (KMW); rebecca.truty@gladstone.ucsf.edu (RMT)

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

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  • Rebecca M. Truty equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Kristine M. Wylie, Rebecca M. Truty

    kwylie@genome.wustl.edu (KMW); rebecca.truty@gladstone.ucsf.edu (RMT)

    Affiliation: Gladstone Institutes, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Thomas J. Sharpton,

    Affiliation: Gladstone Institutes, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Kathie A. Mihindukulasuriya,

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

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  • Yanjiao Zhou,

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

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  • Hongyu Gao,

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

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  • Erica Sodergren,

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

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  • George M. Weinstock,

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

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  • Katherine S. Pollard

    Affiliations: Gladstone Institutes, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Division of Biostatistics, Institute for Human Genetics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Published: June 13, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035294
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Kristine M. Wylie, Kathie A. Mihindukulasuriya, Yanjiao Zhou, Hongyu Gao, Erica Sodergren, George M. Weinstock
The Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Rebecca M. Truty, Thomas J. Sharpton, Katherine S. Pollard
Gladstone Institutes, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Katherine S. Pollard
Division of Biostatistics, Institute for Human Genetics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KMW RMT TJS KAM YZ HG ES GMW KSP. Performed the experiments: KMW RMT. Analyzed the data: KMW RMT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KMW RMT TJS KAM YZ HG. Wrote the paper: KMW RMT.