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  1. Long-read shotgun metagenomic sequencing is gaining in popularity and offers many advantages over short-read sequencing. The higher information content in long reads is useful for a variety of metagenomics ana...

    Authors: Daniel M. Portik, C. Titus Brown and N. Tessa Pierce-Ward
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2022 23:541
  2. Species-level classification for 16S rRNA gene sequences remains a serious challenge for microbiome researchers, because existing taxonomic classification tools for 16S rRNA gene sequences either do not provid...

    Authors: Xiang Gao, Huaiying Lin, Kashi Revanna and Qunfeng Dong
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2017 18:247
  3. Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection remains a major health threat in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). HPV self-sampling could help find and treat cervical cancer at an early stage. We aimed to evaluate the effective...

    Authors: Hanna Amanuel Tesfahunei, Michael Solomon Ghebreyesus, Dawit Getachew Assefa, Eden Dagnachew Zeleke, Joan Acam, Michele Joseph, Emnet Getachew, Violet Dismas Kajogoo, Delayehu Bekele and Tsegahun Manyazewal
    Citation: Infectious Agents and Cancer 2021 16:43
  4. In metagenomic sequence data, majority of sequences/reads originate from new or partially characterized genomes, the corresponding sequences of which are absent in existing reference databases. Since taxonomic...

    Authors: Tarini Shankar Ghosh, Monzoorul Haque M and Sharmila S Mande
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 7):S14

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 7

  5. Methane oxidizing prokaryotes in marine sediments are believed to function as a methane filter reducing the oceanic contribution to the global methane emission. In the anoxic parts of the sediments, oxidation ...

    Authors: Othilde Elise Håvelsrud, Thomas HA Haverkamp, Tom Kristensen, Kjetill S Jakobsen and Anne Gunn Rike
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2011 11:221
  6. A fundamental problem in modern genomics is to taxonomically or functionally classify DNA sequence fragments derived from environmental sampling (i.e., metagenomics). Several different methods have been propos...

    Authors: Adam L Bazinet and Michael P Cummings
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2012 13:92
  7. Taxonomic classification of metagenomic sequences is the first step in metagenomic analysis. Existing taxonomic classification approaches are of two types, similarity-based and composition-based. Similarity-ba...

    Authors: Monzoorul Haque Mohammed, Tarini Shankar Ghosh, Rachamalla Maheedhar Reddy, Chennareddy Venkata Siva Kumar Reddy, Nitin Kumar Singh and Sharmila S Mande
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12(Suppl 3):S4

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 3

  8. Environmental shotgun sequencing (ESS) has potential to give greater insight into microbial communities than targeted sequencing of 16S regions, but requires much higher sequence coverage. The advent of next-g...

    Authors: Christina Ander, Ole B Schulz-Trieglaff, Jens Stoye and Anthony J Cox
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2013 14(Suppl 5):S2

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 5

  9. One of the main challenges in metagenomics is the identification of microorganisms in clinical and environmental samples. While an extensive and heterogeneous set of computational tools is available to classif...

    Authors: Alexa B. R. McIntyre, Rachid Ounit, Ebrahim Afshinnekoo, Robert J. Prill, Elizabeth Hénaff, Noah Alexander, Samuel S. Minot, David Danko, Jonathan Foox, Sofia Ahsanuddin, Scott Tighe, Nur A. Hasan, Poorani Subramanian, Kelly Moffat, Shawn Levy, Stefano Lonardi…
    Citation: Genome Biology 2017 18:182

    The Correction to this article has been published in Genome Biology 2019 20:72

  10. Metagenomics is the study of environmental samples using sequencing. Rapid advances in sequencing technology are fueling a vast increase in the number and scope of metagenomics projects. Most metagenome sequen...

    Authors: Suparna Mitra, Max Schubach and Daniel H Huson
    Citation: BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11(Suppl 1):S12

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 11 Supplement 1

  11. Hot spring bacteria have unique biological adaptations to survive the extreme conditions of these environments; these bacteria produce thermostable enzymes that can be used in biotechnological and industrial a...

    Authors: Andres Benavides, Juan Pablo Isaza, Juan Pablo Niño-García, Juan Fernando Alzate and Felipe Cabarcas
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2018 19(Suppl 8):858

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 19 Supplement 8

  12. Current-day metagenomics analyses increasingly involve de novo taxonomic classification of long DNA sequences and metagenome-assembled genomes. Here, we show that the conventional best-hit approach often leads...

    Authors: F. A. Bastiaan von Meijenfeldt, Ksenia Arkhipova, Diego D. Cambuy, Felipe H. Coutinho and Bas E. Dutilh
    Citation: Genome Biology 2019 20:217
  13. The interplay between hosts and their associated microbiome is now recognized as a fundamental basis of the ecology, evolution, and development of both players. These interdependencies inspired a new view of m...

    Authors: Philipp Rausch, Malte Rühlemann, Britt M. Hermes, Shauni Doms, Tal Dagan, Katja Dierking, Hanna Domin, Sebastian Fraune, Jakob von Frieling, Ute Hentschel, Femke-Anouska Heinsen, Marc Höppner, Martin T. Jahn, Cornelia Jaspers, Kohar Annie B. Kissoyan, Daniela Langfeldt…
    Citation: Microbiome 2019 7:133
  14. Metagenomic profiling, predicting the presence and relative abundances of microbes in a sample, is a critical first step in microbiome analysis. Alignment-based approaches are often considered accurate yet com...

    Authors: Nathan LaPierre, Mohammed Alser, Eleazar Eskin, David Koslicki and Serghei Mangul
    Citation: Genome Biology 2020 21:242
  15. DNA-based methods like PCR efficiently identify and quantify the taxon composition of complex biological materials, but are limited to detecting species targeted by the choice of the primer assay. We show here...

    Authors: Fabian Ripp, Christopher Felix Krombholz, Yongchao Liu, Mathias Weber, Anne Schäfer, Bertil Schmidt, Rene Köppel and Thomas Hankeln
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2014 15:639
  16. Biogas is a renewable energy carrier which is used for heat and power production or, in the form of purified methane, as a vehicle fuel. The formation of methane from organic materials is carried out by a mixe...

    Authors: Linn Solli, Othilde Elise Håvelsrud, Svein Jarle Horn and Anne Gunn Rike
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2014 7:146
  17. A major goal of metagenomics is to characterize the microbial composition of an environment. The most popular approach relies on 16S rRNA sequencing, however this approach can generate biased estimates due to ...

    Authors: Bo Liu, Theodore Gibbons, Mohammad Ghodsi, Todd Treangen and Mihai Pop
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2011 12(Suppl 2):S4

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 12 Supplement 2

  18. Metagenomics seeks to understand microbial communities and assemblages by DNA sequencing. Technological advances in next generation sequencing technologies are fuelling a rapid growth in the number and scope o...

    Authors: Suparna Mitra, Karin Förster-Fromme, Antje Damms-Machado, Tim Scheurenbrand, Saskia Biskup, Daniel H Huson and Stephan C Bischoff
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14(Suppl 5):S16

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 14 Supplement 5