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Nature Reviews Microbiology volume 9, page 485 (2011) | Download Citation


This month's Genome Watch reviews a recent article that demonstrates the use of single-cell genomics as a means of characterizing uncultivated microorganisms.

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    & Single-cell genomics. Nature Rev. Microbiol. 6, 176–177 (2008).

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    et al. Single-cell genomics reveals organismal interactions in uncultivated marine protists. Science 332, 714–717 (2011).

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    et al. Picobiliphytes: a marine picoplanktonic algal group with unknown affinities to other eukaryotes. Science 315, 253–255 (2007).

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    et al. The Sorcerer II Global Ocean Sampling Expedition: metagenomic characterization of viruses within aquatic microbial samples. PLoS ONE 3, e1456 (2008).

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  1. Alan Walker is at the Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1SA, UK.

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