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Reply to: Examining microbe–metabolite correlations by linear methods

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Fig. 2: Biocrust soils benchmark.

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J.T.M. performed all analyses and wrote the manuscript. All authors have contributed edits to the manuscript.

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Morton, J.T., McDonald, D., Aksenov, A.A. et al. Reply to: Examining microbe–metabolite correlations by linear methods. Nat Methods 18, 40–41 (2021).

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