Human Microbiome Team Analyzes Initial Set of Reference Microbe Genomes | GenomeWeb

By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Members of the Human Microbiome Jumpstart Reference Strains Consortium reported online in Science today that they have analyzed data for nearly 200 microbial reference genomes, identifying thousands of previously unidentified sequences and gaining clues about the diversity of microbes found on and in humans.

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