Editors can now comment on articles published in PeerJ and elsewhere.
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: 9 / 10Peirong Jiao –– This paper reported retrospective analysis of archived material from one of the last confirmed cases in England in the year 2000 demonstrated the previous existence of a very diverse PED virus strain. Authors suggested that further investigation of PED archived material from Europe and elsewhere established the degree of heterogeneity of historic PEDV strains and filled sequence data.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Maria Rosaria Corbo –– In the world there is a great interest in antimicrobials to avoid the chemical toxicity, therefore the green synthesis of metal nanoparticles proposed in this paper represents a valid alternative in terms of cost-effective and environmental friendly advantage.
Editor rating: 10 / 10Tomas Hrbek –– Potential applications span many disparate fields of science.
Editor rating: 9 / 10Hauke Smidt –– The method described here allows to probe the metagenomes of low-biomass ecosystems at significantly reduced bias.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Peirong Jiao –– This article provided good reference for the experimental diagnosis of PHEV infection for pig breeding, and promoted its new effective vaccine development.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Melissa Grant –– A robustly designed experiment examining the differences in proteome profile of samples from caries, periodotontits and healthy indiciduals
Editor rating: 8 / 10Siouxsie Wiles –– It describes a new method which should be widely used in the field
Editor rating: 9 / 10Christopher Cooper –– Important for development of advanced baculovirus-mediated expression systems, both for people in the immediate field, and users of the technology.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Blanca Landa –– This manuscript has provided relevant information to determine the population structure of F. graminearum from maize and wheat which may have implications for disease management
Editor rating: 8 / 10Budiman Minasny –– Permafrost soil is important