Metagenomics Study Tracks Microbial Community During Permafrost Thaw | GenomeWeb

By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online yesterday in Nature, an American research team used metagenomic sequencing to not only look at the microbes, genes, and pathways found in Alaskan permafrost samples, but also to track the changes that occur in these communities once the permafrost thaws.

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