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Are multi-omics enough?

Nature Microbiology volume 1, Article number: 16101 (2016) | Download Citation

Multi-omic techniques are often seen as the future of microbiome studies. We argue that recent strategies for simplifying complex omic-derived data will need to be combined with improved cultivation techniques to pave the way towards a more targeted approach for understanding microbial communities.

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  1. Cristina Vilanova and Manuel Porcar are at the Institute for Integrative Systems Biology (I2SysBio, University of Valencia-CSIC), the Cavanilles Institute of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology and Darwin Bioprospecting Excellence, SL, Universitat de València, postal code 22085, 46071 València, Spain.

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