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Tracking down the sources of experimental contamination in microbiome studies
- Author(s): Weiss, S
- Amir, A
- Hyde, ER
- Metcalf, JL
- Song, SJ
- Knight, R
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.1186/s13059-014-0564-2
© Weiss et al. A recent report warns that DNA extraction kits and other laboratory reagents are considerable sources of contamination in microbiome experiments. The issue of contamination is particularly problematic for samples of low biomass.
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