The Global Synanthrome Project: A Call for an Exhaustive Study of Human Associates.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Here we coin the term synanthrome to describe all of the species we interact with. We propose that the time is now here for The Global Synanthrome Project to describe all of our interacting species and how they have changed through time and across space. This effort must involve natural history, ecology, and evolutionary biology in addition to genomics studies that are already underway.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dunn, RR; Nunn, CL; Horvath, JE

Published Date

  • January 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 4 - 7

PubMed ID

  • 27717597

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1471-5007

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1471-4922

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/


  • eng