Ecogenomics and potential biogeochemical impacts of globally abundant ocean viruses

  title={Ecogenomics and potential biogeochemical impacts of globally abundant ocean viruses},
  author={Simon Roux and Jennifer R Brum and Bas E. Dutilh and Shinichi Sunagawa and Melissa Beth Duhaime and Alexander Loy and Bonnie T. Poulos and Natalie E. Solonenko and Elena Lara and Julie Poulain and St{\'e}phane Pesant and Stefanie Kandels-Lewis and C{\'e}line Dimier and Marc Picheral and Sarah Searson and Corinne Cruaud and Adriana Alberti and Carlos M. Duarte and Josep M. Gasol and Dolors Vaqu{\'e} and Peer Bork and Silvia G. Acinas and Patrick Wincker and Matthew B. Sullivan},
Ocean microbes drive biogeochemical cycling on a global scale. However, this cycling is constrained by viruses that affect community composition, metabolic activity, and evolutionary trajectories. Owing to challenges with the sampling and cultivation of viruses, genome-level viral diversity remains poorly described and grossly understudied, with less than 1% of observed surface-ocean viruses known. Here we assemble complete genomes and large genomic fragments from both surface- and deep-ocean… 

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