The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP): Illuminating the Functional Diversity of Eukaryotic Life in the Oceans through Transcriptome Sequencing

  title={The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP): Illuminating the Functional Diversity of Eukaryotic Life in the Oceans through Transcriptome Sequencing},
  author={Patrick J. Keeling and Fabien Burki and Heather M. Wilcox and Bassem Allam and Eric E. Allen and Linda A. Amaral-Zettler and E. Virginia Armbrust and John M. Archibald and Arvind Kumar Bharti and Callum J. Bell and B{\'a}nk Beszteri and Kay D. Bidle and Connor Cameron and Lisa Campbell and David A. Caron and Rose Ann Cattolico and Jackie L. Collier and Kathryn J. Coyne and Simon K. Davy and Phillipe Deschamps and Sonya T. Dyhrman and Bente Edvardsen and Ruth D Gates and Christopher J. Gobler and Spencer J. Greenwood and Stephanie M. Guida and Jennifer L. Jacobi and Kjetill Sigurd Jakobsen and Erick R. James and Bethany D. Jenkins and Uwe John and Matthew D. Johnson and Andrew R. Juhl and Anja Kamp and Laura A. Katz and Ronald P. Kiene and Alexander Kudryavtsev and Brian S. Leander and Senjie Lin and Connie Lovejoy and Denis H Lynn and Adrian Marchetti and George B McManus and Aurora M. Nedelcu and Susanne Menden‐Deuer and Cristina Miceli and Thomas Mock and Marina Montresor and Mary Ann Moran and Shauna A. Murray and Govind S. Nadathur and Satoshi Nagai and Peter B. Ngam and Brian Palenik and Jan Pawlowski and Giulio Petroni and Gwenael Piganeau and Matthew C. Posewitz and Karin Rengefors and Giovanna Romano and Mary E. Rumpho and Tatiana A. Rynearson and Kelly B. Schilling and Declan C. Schroeder and Alastair G. B. Simpson and Claudio H. Slamovits and David Roy Smith and G. Jason Smith and Sarah R. Smith and Heidi M. Sosik and Peter Stief and Edward C Theriot and Scott N. Twary and Pooja E. Umale and Daniel Vaulot and Boris Wawrik and Glen L Wheeler and William H. Wilson and Yan Xu and Adriana Zingone and Alexandra Z. Worden},
  journal={PLoS Biology},
Current sampling of genomic sequence data from eukaryotes is relatively poor, biased, and inadequate to address important questions about their biology, evolution, and ecology; this Community Page describes a resource of 700 transcriptomes from marine microbial eukaryotes to help understand their role in the world's oceans. 
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