Microbial genomics: from sequence to function.

  title={Microbial genomics: from sequence to function.},
  author={I. Schwartz},
  journal={Emerging Infectious Diseases},
  pages={493 - 495}
  • I. Schwartz
  • Published 2000 in Emerging infectious diseases
The era of genomics (the study of genes and their function) began a scant dozen years ago with a suggestion by James Watson that the complete DNA sequence of the human genome be determined. Since that time, the human genome project has attracted a great deal of attention in the scientific world and the general media; the scope of the sequencing effort, and the extraordinary value that it will provide, has served to mask the enormous progress in sequencing other genomes. Microbial genome… CONTINUE READING