NEW YORK, Sept. 21 (GenomeWeb News) - Researchers led by the Institute for Genomic Research have published the genome sequence of Methylococcus capsulatus, a methane-breathing bacterium commonly found in soils, landfills, sediments, and peat bogs.


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