NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team of researchers has recommended a standardized DNA extraction method for use in studies of the human fecal microbiome.

Researchers rely on a variety of approaches to analyze the human fecal microbiome, each step of which may introduce variability, which has limited the interpretability of data generated through different protocols.

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