Appendix C

Acronyms

AGR Amitermes-Gnathamitermes-Rhynchotermes
AMD acid mine drainage
ATP adenosine triphosphate

CCA

canonical correspondence analysis

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDI contact-dependent growth inhibition

EHEC

enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli

EPS extracellular polymeric substance

FDH

formate dehydrogenase

HA

hemagglutinin

HMP Human Microbiome Project

IBD

inflammatory bowel disease

IOM Institute of Medicine

LCA

last common ancestor

MetaHIT

Metagenomics of the Human Intestinal Tract



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Appendix C Acronyms AGR Amitermes-Gnathamitermes-Rhynchotermes AMD acid mine drainage ATP adenosine triphosphate CCA canonical correspondence analysis CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDI contact-dependent growth inhibition EHECenterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli EPS extracellular polymeric substance FDH formate dehydrogenase HAhemagglutinin HMP Human Microbiome Project IBD inflammatory bowel disease IOM Institute of Medicine LCA last common ancestor MetaHIT Metagenomics of the Human Intestinal Tract 585

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