Beyond classification: Gene-family phylogenies from shotgun metagenomic reads enable accurate community analysis
- Author(s): Pollard, Katherine
- Riesenfeld, SJ
- Pollard, KS
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttp://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3701559?pdf=render
Background: Sequence-based phylogenetic trees are a well-established tool for characterizing diversity of both macroorganisms and microorganisms. Phylogenetic methods have recently been applied to shotgun metagenomic data from microbial communities, partic