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Are multi-omics enough?

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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Vilanova, C., Porcar, M. Are multi-omics enough?. Nat Microbiol 1, 16101 (2016).

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