Eh, We’re Almost Done | GenomeWeb

Jonathan Eisen is soliciting opinions on finishing microbial genomes at his Tree of Life blog. For a project he is working on, he is addressing the question of what the benefits are to finishing a microbial genome. Some thoughts he throws out there include aesthetics, better analysis of the organization of the genome, and gene discovery. In the comments to his blog, his readers say the benefits depend on the genome.

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