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Editor’s Picks: Microbiology

Curated Collections

The study of Microbiology branches into numerous fields, including those highlighted at ASM Microbe 2018 and featured in this special Editor’s Picks collection. PLOS ONE Associate Editor Anna Simonin and PLOS Biology Senior Editor Lauren Richardson have selected recent PLOS articles highlighting the varied research investigating the complexities of microbiology. PLOS welcomes submissions in these fields.

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Applied & Environmental Science
Ecological & Evolutionary Science
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    10.1371/journal.pone.0180517
    Tales of diversity: Genomic and morphological characteristics of forty-six Arthrobacter phages
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    10.1371/journal.pone.0187461
    Species-specific signatures of the microbiome from Camponotus and Colobopsis ants across developmental stages
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    10.1371/journal.pbio.2003962
    Design of synthetic bacterial communities for predictable plant phenotypes
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    10.1371/journal.pbio.2005056
    Death and population dynamics affect mutation rate estimates and evolvability under stress in bacteria
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    10.1371/journal.pgen.1006155
    Complex Ancestries of Lager-Brewing Hybrids Were Shaped by Standing Variation in the Wild Yeast Saccharomyces eubayanus
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    10.1371/journal.pbio.2000735
    Three-dimensional preservation of cellular and subcellular structures suggests 1.6 billion-year-old crown-group red algae
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    10.1371/journal.pone.0155080
    Stochastic Assembly of Bacteria in Microwell Arrays Reveals the Importance of Confinement in Community Development
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    10.1371/journal.pbio.1002191
    Biofilm Formation As a Response to Ecological Competition
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    10.1371/journal.pone.0125356
    Estimating Bacterial Diversity for Ecological Studies: Methods, Metrics, and Assumptions
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    10.1371/journal.pone.0109696
    Evolutionary Strategies of Viruses, Bacteria and Archaea in Hydrothermal Vent Ecosystems Revealed through Metagenomics
Host-Microbe Biology
Therapeutics & Prevention
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