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New gene catalog of ocean microbiome reveals surprises
Description: Microbes dominate the planet, especially the ocean, and help support the entire marine food web. In a recent paper a research team reports the largest single-site microbiome gene catalog constructed to date. With this new information, the team discovered nutrient limitation is a central driver in the evolution of ocean microbe genomes. [Source: University of Hawaii at Manoa]
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Source: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Publish Date: 8/17/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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