Editorial. Metagenomics: A foundling finds its feet

Gilbert, Jack A.; Meyer, Folker; Field, Dawn; Schriml, Lynn M.; Garrity, George M.. 2010 Editorial. Metagenomics: A foundling finds its feet. Standards in Genomic Sciences, 3. 212-213. 10.4056/sigs.1213842

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When Jo Handelsman first coined the term Metagenomics in 1998 (Handelsman et al., 1998), who would of foreseen the rapid progression of a clonal-based research technology handling hundreds of thousands of base pairs to the goliath sequencing efforts that are routinely applied today? Metagenomics, or community-based genome sequencing and analysis, has come of age.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.4056/sigs.1213842
Programmes: CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Biodiversity > BD Topic 1 - Observations, Patterns, and Predictions for Biodiversity
CEH Sections: Hails
ISSN: 1944-3277
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NORA Subject Terms: Biology and Microbiology
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Date made live: 17 Feb 2011 14:00

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