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Effects of preservation method on canine (Canis lupus familiaris) fecal microbiota (2018) PeerJ
Konstantinos Kormas –– Sampling and handling of samples is very crucial in -omics based studies and very often the necessary attention is not met in publiched works. Such studies are necessary... Read more
Editor rating: 7 / 10Marina Kalyuzhnaya –– The article provides first insides into microbial communities of an unusual sub-terrestrial ecosystem.
Editor rating: 9 / 10Joseph Pawlik –– The importance of DOM in coral reef ecosystems is just beginning to be appreciated -- this paper is on the leading edge in this research area.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Blanca Landa –– The new pipeline will be a valuable tool for people woorking in NGS of 16S amplicons
Editor rating: 8 / 10Paul Tulkens –– Good reviews and to the point.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Konstantinos Kormas –– This paper contributes to the rather limited field of culturable airborne microorganisms through a piece of a well performed scientific research.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Timothy Read –– Metagenomics is set to become a major cross-disciplinary field. The article brings in a new source of metadata to help understand microbial ecology.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Francis Martin –– This study is exploring a poorly investigated field of microbial ecology: the structure of endophytic fungal communities in the leaves of a large set of species in a wide range of biomes.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Arti Ahluwalia –– a topic I have not seen addressed before
Editor rating: 7 / 10Ewa Chrostek –– Anopheles mosquitoes are the deadliest animals on the planet due to their ability to vector malaria. This work is a small but important step towards full understanding of their biology and possible development of methods enabling control of these insects.
Editor rating: 7 / 10A. Murat Eren –– The study combines multiple 'omics techniques (metagenomics, proteomics, and metabolomics) to gain further insights into the carbon cycling in soil.
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