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Singh, K., Gobert, A. P., Coburn, L. A., Barry, D. P., Allaman, M. M., Luis, P. B., … & Washington, M. K. (2019). Dietary Arginine Regulates Severity of Experimental Colitis and Affects the Colonic Microbiome. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 9, 66.

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Yang, Y., Zheng, W., Cai, Q.Y., Shrubsole, M., Pei, Z., Brucker, R.M., Steinwandel, M., Bordenstein,S.R., Li, Z., Blot, W., Shu, X.O., Long, J. (2019). Cigarette smoking and oral microbiota in low-income and African-American populations. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

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Brooks, A. W., Priya, S., Blekhman, R., & Bordenstein, S. R. (2018). Gut Microbiota Diversity across Ethnicities in the United States. PLoS biology16(12), e2006842.

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Kohl, K. D., Dearing, M. D., & Bordenstein, S. R. (2018). Microbial communities exhibit host species distinguishability and phylosymbiosis along the length of the gastrointestinal tract. Molecular ecology27(8), 1874-1883.

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