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Finding life’s missing pieces

Nature Microbiologyvolume 2pages14581459 (2017) | Download Citation

The Uncultivated Bacteria and Archaea dataset is a foundational collection of 7,903 genomes from uncultivated microorganisms. It highlights how microbial diversity is readily recovered using current tools and existing metagenomic datasets to help piece together the tree of life.

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    • Lindsey M. Solden
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