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Structure, Function and Diversity of the Healthy Human Microbiome
Studies of the human microbiome have revealed that even healthy individuals differ remarkably in the microbes that occupy habitats such as the gut, skin and vagina. Much of this diversity remainsExpand
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Insights into the phylogeny and coding potential of microbial dark matter
Genome sequencing enhances our understanding of the biological world by providing blueprints for the evolutionary and functional diversity that shapes the biosphere. However, microbial genomes thatExpand
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IMG: the integrated microbial genomes database and comparative analysis system
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The Integrated Microbial Genomes (IMG) system serves as a community resource for comparative analysis of publicly available genomes in a comprehensive integrated context. Expand
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Metagenomic and functional analysis of hindgut microbiota of a wood-feeding higher termite
From the standpoints of both basic research and biotechnology, there is considerable interest in reaching a clearer understanding of the diversity of biological mechanisms employed duringExpand
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Genome sequence of Bacillus cereus and comparative analysis with Bacillus anthracis
Bacillus cereus is an opportunistic pathogen causing food poisoning manifested by diarrhoeal or emetic syndromes. It is closely related to the animal and human pathogen Bacillus anthracis and theExpand
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IMG ER: a system for microbial genome annotation expert review and curation
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We have developed an Expert Review (ER) version of the Integrated Microbial Genomes (IMG) system, with the goal of supporting systematic and efficient revision of microbial genome annotations. Expand
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Metagenomic analysis of two enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR) sludge communities
Enhanced biological phosphorus removal (EBPR) is one of the best-studied microbially mediated industrial processes because of its ecological and economic relevance. Despite this, it is not wellExpand
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The genomic basis of trophic strategy in marine bacteria
Many marine bacteria have evolved to grow optimally at either high (copiotrophic) or low (oligotrophic) nutrient concentrations, enabling different species to colonize distinct trophic habitats inExpand
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The Wolbachia Genome of Brugia malayi: Endosymbiont Evolution within a Human Pathogenic Nematode
Complete genome DNA sequence and analysis is presented for Wolbachia, the obligate alpha-proteobacterial endosymbiont required for fertility and survival of the human filarial parasitic nematodeExpand
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CRISPR Recognition Tool (CRT): a tool for automatic detection of clustered regularly interspaced palindromic repeats
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We introduce CRT, a new tool that rapidly and accurately identifies CRISPRs in large DNA strings, such as metagenomes. Expand
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