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Research Article

Bacterial Communities of Diverse Drosophila Species: Ecological Context of a Host–Microbe Model System

  • James Angus Chandler equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: James Angus Chandler, Jenna Morgan Lang

    jschandler@ucdavis.edu

    Affiliation: Center for Population Biology, Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Jenna Morgan Lang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: James Angus Chandler, Jenna Morgan Lang

    Affiliations: Center for Population Biology, Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America, UC Davis Genome Center, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United Stated of America, United States Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

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  • Srijak Bhatnagar,

    Affiliation: UC Davis Genome Center, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Jonathan A. Eisen,

    Affiliations: Center for Population Biology, Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America, UC Davis Genome Center, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United Stated of America, United States Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

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  • Artyom Kopp

    Affiliation: Center for Population Biology, Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Published: September 22, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002272

About the Authors

James Angus Chandler, Jenna Morgan Lang, Jonathan A. Eisen, Artyom Kopp
Center for Population Biology, Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
Jenna Morgan Lang, Srijak Bhatnagar, Jonathan A. Eisen
UC Davis Genome Center, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
Jenna Morgan Lang, Jonathan A. Eisen
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United Stated of America
Jenna Morgan Lang, Jonathan A. Eisen
United States Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jschandler@ucdavis.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JAC JML JAE AK. Fly collection and dissection and 16S PCR library construction: JAC JML. Performed laboratory experiments: JAC. Sequence processing and alignment: JML SB. Perl scripting: JML SB. Ecological analysis of data: JAC. Wrote the paper: JAC JML JAE AK.