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More protist genomes needed

Nature Ecology & Evolution volume 1, Article number: 0145 (2017) | Download Citation

DNA sequencing is faster and cheaper than ever before but quantity does not necessarily mean quality. Towards a comprehensive understanding of the microbial biosphere, we need more reference genomes from single-celled eukaryotes (protists) across the full breadth of eukaryotic diversity.

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  1. Shannon J. Sibbald and John M. Archibald are in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2, Canada.

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