Authors

Scott Sherrill-Mix, Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Kevin McCormick, Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Abigail Lauder, Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Aubrey Bailey, Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Laurie Zimmerman, Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Yingying Li, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Jean-Bosco N Django, Department of Ecology and Management of Plant and Animal Resources, Faculty of Sciences, University of Kisangani, Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Paco Bertolani, Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Christelle Colin, Projet Primates France, Centre de Conservation pour Chimpanzés, Faranah, Republic of Guinea
John A Hart, Lukuru Wildlife Research Foundation, Tshuapa-Lomami-Lualaba Project, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Terese B Hart, Lukuru Wildlife Research Foundation, Tshuapa-Lomami-Lualaba Project, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Alexander V Georgiev, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA; School of Biological Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom
Crickette M Sanz, Department of Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
David B Morgan, Lester E. Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Rebeca Atencia, Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center, Jane Goodall Institute, Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo
Debby Cox, Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center, Jane Goodall Institute, Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo
Martin N Muller, Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Volker Sommer, Department of Anthropology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
Alexander K Piel, Department of Natural Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Fiona A Stewart, Department of Natural Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Sheri Speede, Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center, IDA-Africa, Portland, Oregon, USA
Joe Roman, Gund Institute for Environment, Rubenstein School for Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
Gary Wu, Division of Gastroenterology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Josh Taylor, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Tulane University Health Science Center, Covington, Louisiana, USA
Rudolf Bohm, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Tulane University Health Science Center, Covington, Louisiana, USA
Heather M Rose, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USAFollow
John Carlson, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service, Panama City, Florida, USA
Deus Mjungu, Gombe Stream Research Centre, The Jane Goodall Institute, Kigoma, Tanzania
Paul Schmidt, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Celeste Gaughan, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Joyslin I Bushman, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Ella Schmidt, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Kyle Bittinger, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Ronald G Collman, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Beatrice H Hahn, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Frederic D Bushman, Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-27-2018

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This article has been peer reviewed. It was published in: mBio.
Volume 9, Issue 2, March-April 2018, Article number e00319-18.
The published version is available at DOI: 10.1128/mBio.00319-18

Copyright © 2018 Sherrill-Mix et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.

Abstract

Classical ecology provides principles for construction and function of biological communities, but to what extent these apply to the animal-associated microbiota is just beginning to be assessed. Here, we investigated the influence of several well-known ecological principles on animal-associated microbiota by characterizing gut microbial specimens from bilaterally symmetrical animals (

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