What is it about?
This reference database allows for detailed and accurate classification of sequencing data from the gut microbiota of termites and cockroaches.
Why is it important?
This database enables the correct taxonomic identification of microbes from insect guts, which helps developing new hypotheses about the functions of the gut microbiota for its host.
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This page is a summary of: Classifying the bacterial gut microbiota of termites and cockroaches: A curated phylogenetic reference database (DictDb), Systematic and Applied Microbiology, October 2015, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.syapm.2015.07.004.
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