Importance of rare microbial species is much greater than you think

The rare bacterial species in a microbial community — species that each make up rarely more than one tenth of one percent of the entire population — play a very important role in ecosystem health and stability, report researchers….

The rare bacterial species in a microbial community — species that each make up rarely more than one tenth of one percent of the entire population — play a very important role in ecosystem health and stability, report researchers….