[MH030] How many species of microoganisms are there?

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[MH030] How many species of microoganisms are there?
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The uncertainty is high: The definition of a microbial species, and the difficulty of culturing them contributes to making the estimate on the total number of microbial species difficult.

References:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3160642/
https://www.nature.com/articles/nrmicro2644

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