Metadata are selected from the sample information file in QIITA (ID: 2151) and include age, bmi, diet, gender, host_subject_id, ibd, menstruation_disturbance, raceethnicity, sickness_disturbance, smokecigarettes and weeknumber. Metadata is a data frame with samples as rows and metadata items as columns. Samples are in the same order as the samples in floresgut_taxa.
An object of class
data.frame with 637 rows and 11 columns.
Sample x metadata data frame of size 637 x 11
Note that some metadata items contain missing values.
Flores et al. (2014) Temporal variability is a personalized feature of the human microbiome Genome Biology 15, 531 Genome Biology