TerraGenome: a consortium for the sequencing of a soil metagenome

@article{Vogel2009TerraGenomeAC,
  title={TerraGenome: a consortium for the sequencing of a soil metagenome},
  author={Timothy M. Vogel and Pascal Simonet and Janet K. Jansson and Penny R. Hirsch and James M. Tiedje and Jan Dirk van Elsas and Mark J. Bailey and Renaud Nalin and Laurent Philippot},
  journal={Nature Reviews Microbiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={7},
  pages={252-252}
}
Vogel and colleagues invite the microbiology community to participate in an ambitious and extraordinary sequencing project to uncover the soil metagenome. 

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