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The Resource Encyclopedia of metagenomics : genes, genomes and metagenomes ; basics, methods, databases and tools, Karen E. Nelson, editor

Encyclopedia of metagenomics : genes, genomes and metagenomes ; basics, methods, databases and tools, Karen E. Nelson, editor

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Encyclopedia of metagenomics : genes, genomes and metagenomes ; basics, methods, databases and tools
Title
Encyclopedia of metagenomics
Title remainder
genes, genomes and metagenomes ; basics, methods, databases and tools
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Karen E. Nelson, editor
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Language
eng
Summary
Metagenomics has taken off as one of the major cutting-edge fields of research. The field has broad implications for human health and disease, animal production and environmental health. Metagenomics has opened up a wealth of data, tools, technologies and applications that allow us to access the majority of organisms that we still cannot access in pure culture (an estimated 99% of microbial life). Numerous research groups are developing tools, approaches and applications to deal with this new field, as larger data sets from environments including the human body, the oceans and soils are being generated. See for example the human microbiome initiative (HMP) which has become a world-wide effort and the Global Ocean Sampling (GOS) surveys. The number of publications as measured through PubMed that are focused on metagenomics continues to increase. The field of metagenomics continues to evolve with large common datasets available to the scientific community. A concerted effort is needed to collate all this information in a centralized place. By having all the information in an Encyclopedia form, we have an opportunity to gather seminal contributions from the leaders in the field, and at the same time provide this information to a significant number of junior and senior scientists. It is anticipated that the Encyclopedia will also be used by many other groups including, clinicians, undergraduate and graduate level students, as well as ethical and legal groups associated with or interested in the issues surrounding metagenome science
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572.8/629
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • encyclopedias
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Nelson, Karen E.,
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Metagenomics
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Encyclopedia of metagenomics : genes, genomes and metagenomes ; basics, methods, databases and tools, Karen E. Nelson, editor
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Encyclopedia
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multicolored
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ocn900198425
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1 online resource
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online
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9781489974785
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10.1007/978-1-4899-7478-5
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(OCoLC)900198425
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Encyclopedia of metagenomics : genes, genomes and metagenomes ; basics, methods, databases and tools, Karen E. Nelson, editor
Publication
Note
Encyclopedia
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn900198425
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781489974785
Level of compression
unknown
Note
SpringerLink
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4899-7478-5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900198425

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