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metagenomics

(mĕt′ə-jə-nō′mĭks)
n.
(used with a sing. verb) The study of the structure and function of nucleotide sequences isolated directly from an environmental sample, especially of a community of microorganisms.

met′a·ge·nom′ic adj.

metagenomics

(mĕt″ă-jē-nōm′ĭks, -nŏm′) [″ + ″]
The study of the broad range of genetic material (DNA, RNA, nucleotide sequences) that is present in particular environments or natural samples.
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With a strain bank and gene catalogue isolated over 15 years from longitudinal, Gates Foundation and NIH-funded research, the company has built a metagenomic and metatranscriptomic platform to identify and validate strains that modulate the vaginal and urogenital microbiome.
Each of these workflows demonstrated the potential for different experimental challenges in obtaining metagenomic datasets (e.g., biases in amplification-based protocols and the use of low-input starting material in no-amplification protocols) (14).
The data about actinobacterial diversity presented in this study are derived from our previous metagenomic analyses carried out by our group on Ma'in thermal springs (HS1, HS2, HS3).
Some labs use 16S sequencing because it is less expensive than shot-gun metagenomic sequencing, but it is crucial that the limitations of its use be understood.
To address the technical variation in metagenomics and more confidently assess contributions of microbiota to human health, a recent article by Costea et al.
KARACHI -- The first metagenomic study report on characterization of bacterial communities in drinking water supply system of mega city Karachi has published in an international research journal recently which has been prepared by Prof.
KARACHI -- A metagenomic study report on characterization of bacterial communities in drinking water supply system of megacity Karachi was published in an international research journal recently.
She had, on Monday, the Public Defense of her thesis entitled "Microbial Diversity and Metagenomic Analysis of Rhizosphere of Plants Growing in Extreme Environment (Khewra Salt Mines).
The 39,579 ORFs from the metagenomic data that could be linked to NCBI taxonomy [18] were used for taxonomic assessment of the bacterial community structure in Vietnamese goats' rumen.
The benchmark case study for the project aligned metagenomic reads sequenced from the Human Microbiome Project Mock Community (a well characterised microbial community) against a database consisting of 20 bacterial genomes totalling 64 million base pairs.
Malacidin is short for metagenomic acidic lipopeptide antibiotic-cidins.
The addition brings Radiant Genomics' metagenomic technologies and accompanying genetic libraries to Zymergen's core platform, accelerating Zymergen's ability to identify and commercialise novel molecules used in a range of industries, including agriculture, healthcare, chemicals and materials.