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The microbiome and its publics: A participatory approach for engaging publics with the microbiome and its implications for health and hygiene

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The last twenty years have seen significant falls in the cost and time required for DNA sequencing. The rise of high-throughput (or next generation) sequencing has helped map the microbiome, identifying large numbers of microbial taxa in samples gathered directly from the environment. Much ongoing research is engaged with basic natural history, describing what life is there, and how it functions and interacts. Microbiome science has developed most rapidly in the context of the human body. Alt...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.15252/embr.201845786

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
SOGE; Geography
Oxford college:
Worcester college
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE; Geography
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE; Geography
Oxford college:
Keble College
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ORCID:
0000-0003-2005-3778
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE; Environmental Change Institute
ORCID:
0000-0003-2207-6834
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Publisher:
EMBO Press Publisher's website
Journal:
EMBO Reports Journal website
Volume:
19
Pages:
e45786
Publication date:
2018-05-18
Acceptance date:
2018-05-04
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-3178
ISSN:
1469-221X
Pubs id:
pubs:846472
URN:
uri:e6566a03-51ed-4e1a-b514-6bc0ea73a831
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uuid:e6566a03-51ed-4e1a-b514-6bc0ea73a831
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pubs:846472
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English
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