About the Authors
- Patricio S. La Rosa, Berkley Shands, Elena Deych, William D. Shannon
- Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
- Yanjiao Zhou, Erica Sodergren, George Weinstock
- The Genome Institute, Washington University in St. Louis Medical School, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: GW ES. Performed the experiments: GW ES YZ. Analyzed the data: PSLR BS ED WDS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GW ES YZ. Wrote the paper: PSLR WDS. Designed statistical methods: PSLR WDS. Designed Software used in the analysis: PSLR BS ED WDS. Sequence samples: GW ES YZ. Taxonomic-based analysis of sequences: YZ.