This Week in PNAS

In a study appearing in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week, a team from the Genome Institute of Singapore and the National University of Singapore describes the metagenomic, metatranscriptomic, and culture-based method it used to find three anaerobic microbe strains from the Dehalococcoides mccartyi species that can detoxify polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCB, pollutants in the environment.

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