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Erratum to: Improved OTU-picking using long-read 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing and generic hierarchical clustering

The original article was published in Microbiome 2015 3:43


After publication of this article [1], the authors noticed one of the funding sources had been omitted from the ‘Acknowledgements’ section. Helmsley Foundation also helped to fund this work.

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    Franzén O, Hu J, Bao X, Itzkowitz SH, Peter I, Bashir A. Improved OTU-picking using long-read 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing and generic hierarchical clustering. Microbiome. 2015;3:43. doi:10.1186/s40168-015-0105-6.

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This work was funded by NIDDK: 1K01DK094986-01(JH), New York Crohn’s Foundation (IP), Helmsley Foundation (IP), and the Chemotherapy Foundation (SHI). We thank the support from the genomics core facility for the library preparation and sequencing service and the computational resources provided by the Department of Scientific Computing at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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Correspondence to Jianzhong Hu or Ali Bashir.

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Oscar Franzén and Jianzhong Hu contributed equally to this work.

The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1186/s40168-015-0105-6.

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