Metagenomics: Sequences from the Environment
Publisher: National Library of Medicine 2006
Metagenomics is the functional and sequence-based analysis of the collective microbial genomes that are contained in an environmental sample. This publication contains a collection of chapters developed by NCBI from metagenome projects submitted to the Genomes Projects database.
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