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A multi-omic future for microbiome studies

Integration of multiple ‘omics’ technologies will allow researchers to gain a more complete picture of the constituents and functions of microbial communities and provide far richer information for predictive modelling of community phenotypes.

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This research was supported by the Pan-omics Program that is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Biological and Environmental Research (Genomic Science Program) and the Microbiomes in Transition (MinT) Laboratory Directed Research and Development Initiative at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. PNNL is a multi-program national laboratory operated by Battelle for the DOE under Contract DE-AC06-76RL01830.

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Jansson, J., Baker, E. A multi-omic future for microbiome studies. Nat Microbiol 1, 16049 (2016).

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