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Mining microbes: Creating genomic tools to fight disease

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Science  19 May 2017:
Vol. 356, Issue 6339, pp. 761-763
DOI: 10.1126/science.356.6339.761


With DNA sequencing becoming ever cheaper, genomics has become a popular tool to investigate individual microorganisms or microbiome communities. A variety of sequencing technologies are now available to assist researchers with everything from sample collection to analysis.

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