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Like Will to Like: Abundances of Closely Related Species Can Predict Susceptibility to Intestinal Colonization by Pathogenic and Commensal Bacteria

  • Bärbel Stecher equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Bärbel Stecher, Samuel Chaffron, Rina Käppeli

    stecher@micro.biol.ethz.ch

    Affiliation: Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Samuel Chaffron equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Bärbel Stecher, Samuel Chaffron, Rina Käppeli

    Affiliation: Institute of Molecular Biology and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Rina Käppeli equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Bärbel Stecher, Samuel Chaffron, Rina Käppeli

    Affiliation: Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Siegfried Hapfelmeier,

    Affiliations: Gastroenterology Inselspital, Department Klinische Forschung, Bern, Switzerland, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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  • Susanne Freedrich,

    Affiliation: Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Thomas C. Weber,

    Affiliation: Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Jorum Kirundi,

    Affiliations: Gastroenterology Inselspital, Department Klinische Forschung, Bern, Switzerland, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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  • Mrutyunjay Suar,

    Affiliation: School of Biotechnology, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India

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  • Kathy D. McCoy,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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  • Christian von Mering,

    Affiliation: Institute of Molecular Biology and Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Andrew J. Macpherson,

    Affiliations: Gastroenterology Inselspital, Department Klinische Forschung, Bern, Switzerland, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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  • Wolf-Dietrich Hardt

    Affiliation: Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Published: January 08, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000711

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