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Supplemental Information

Supplementary Figures

This file contains Figs S1-S10 and legends

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.204v2/supp-1

Supplementary Tables

This file contains Tables S1-S7 and legends

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.204v2/supp-2

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Rochelle M Soo conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Connor T Skennerton performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Yuji Sekiguchi performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Michael Imelfort analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Samuel J Paech analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Paul G Dennis performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Jason A Steen analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Donovan H Parks analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Gene W Tyson conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Philip Hugenholtz conceived and designed the experiments, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Ethics approval for the collection of koala faeces was obtained from the Animal Welfare Unit, The University of Queensland, under ANRFA/074/11 A study into Koala hindgut microbiology.

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

The genomic data is available through the IMG/ER system, IMG Genome IDs 2523533517, 2556921048, 2531839741, 2523533519, 2522572068 and 2554235000.

Funding

This work is supported by the Australian Research Council (ARC) through project DP120103498, strategic funds from the Australian Centre for Ecogenomics; G.W.T. is supported by an ARC Queen Elizabeth II fellowship [DP1093175]; R.M.S and C.T.S is supported by an ARC Postgraduate Award (APA). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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