Contact: Leila Gray
University of Washington
Caption: A community-level metabolic network of the gut microbiome. Nodes represent enzymes and edges connect enzymes that catalyze successive metabolic steps. Enzymes associated with obesity appear as larger colored nodes (red=enriched, green=depleted). Nodes outlined in yellow represent topologically-derived network seeds.
Credit: Elhanan Borenstein, University of Washington
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