Metagenomic Assembly: Overview, Challenges and Applications

  title={Metagenomic Assembly: Overview, Challenges and Applications},
  author={Jay Ghurye and Victoria Cepeda-Espinoza and Mihai Pop},
  booktitle={The Yale journal of biology and medicine},
Advances in sequencing technologies have led to the increased use of high throughput sequencing in characterizing the microbial communities associated with our bodies and our environment. Critical to the analysis of the resulting data are sequence assembly algorithms able to reconstruct genes and organisms from complex mixtures. Metagenomic assembly… CONTINUE READING