This article is part of the supplement: The International Conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine (ICIBM) – Genomics

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Species-level classification of the vaginal microbiome

Jennifer M Fettweis12, Myrna G Serrano12, Nihar U Sheth2, Carly M Mayer1, Abigail L Glascock1, J Paul Brooks23, Kimberly K Jefferson1, Vaginal Microbiome Consortium (additional members) and Gregory A Buck12*

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1 Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical College of Virginia Campus of Virginia Commonwealth University, 1101 E. Marshall Street - PO Box 980678, Richmond, VA 23298, USA

2 Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, Virginia Commonwealth University, Grace E. Harris Hall - PO Box 842030, Richmond, VA 23284, USA

3 Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1015 Floyd Avenue - PO Box 843083, Richmond, VA 23284, USA

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BMC Genomics 2012, 13(Suppl 8):S17  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-S8-S17

Published: 17 December 2012

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(PNG) Multiple sequence alignment of V1-V3 16S rDNA sequences from Lactobacillus species. The MUSCLE algorithm was used to align the V1-V3 region of the 16S rDNA reference sequences from 144 species of Lactobacillus.

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(PNG) Multiple sequence alignment of V1-V3 16S rDNA sequences from Prevotella species. The MUSCLE algorithm was used to align the V1-V3 region of the 16S rDNA reference sequences from 43 species of Prevotella.

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(PNG) Multiple sequence alignment of V1-V3 16S rDNA sequences from Staphylococcus species. The MUSCLE algorithm was used to align the V1-V3 region of the 16S rDNA reference sequences from 37 species of Staphylococcus.

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(Excel Spreadsheet) Vaginal 16D rDNA Reference Database. The database includes the names of all reference sequences. GenBank accession numbers and gene identifiers are provided for named species. Species-level taxon assignments are based on clustering of V1-V3 16S rDNA reference sequences as described in the Methods.

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