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Reconstructing the wild types

A challenging way to characterize the world's naturally occurring microbes is to piece together whole genomes from complex communities. An unusually acidic microbial habitat provides the setting for a ranging shot on that target.

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Figure 1: Microbial life in the pink.

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Delong, E. Reconstructing the wild types. Nature 428, 25–26 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1038/428025a

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