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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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These factors, plus the lack of suitable reference materials, present challenges for the standardisation of metagenomic measurements and the comparison of experimental results.
The new science of metagenomics is unlocking the secrets of our microbial planet.
RIEMS: a software pipeline for sensitive and comprehensive taxonomic classification of reads from metagenomics datasets.
They cover patterns, processes, and mechanisms in microbial ecology: contributions from the omics; contamination issues in microbiome sequencing studies; molecular methods to study microbial succession in soil; insular microbiogeography: three pathogens as exemplars; the contribution of metagenomics to the understanding of microbial processes in Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic coastal sediments; and wildlife microbial genomics and endocrinology.
metagenomics studies to quickly uncover how these genes have emerged
To assess potential enzyme candidates more quickly, Withers and colleagues used a technique called metagenomics. "With metagenomics, you take all of the organisms from an environment and extract the sum total DNA of those organisms all mixed up together," Withers said.
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Microbiotica has developed the leading platform for culture-based precision metagenomics, enabling large-scale strain-level characterisation of microbiome profiles linked to patient phenotype.
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To address the technical variation in metagenomics and more confidently assess contributions of microbiota to human health, a recent article by Costea et al.
Changes in gut microbiota composition, called 'dysbiosis', have been associated with several metabolic, autoimmune, allergic, and neuropsychiatric disorders.1 The upsurge in metagenomics studies has shown how manipulation of the microbiota can potentially cure many of these diseases.