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Evolutionary superscaffolding and chromosome anchoring to improve Anopheles genome assemblies
Robert M. Waterhouse et al.
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Charting the diversity of uncultured viruses of Archaea and Bacteria
F. H. Coutinho et al.
Published on: 29 December 2019
Long live the king: chromosome-level assembly of the lion (Panthera leo) using linked-read, Hi-C, and long-read data
Ellie E. Armstrong et al.
Published on: 08 January 2020
The X chromosome of the German cockroach, Blattella germanica, is homologous to a fly X chromosome despite 400 million years divergence
Richard P. Meisel et al.
Published on: 05 December 2019
Spatiotemporal mapping of RNA editing in the developing mouse brain using in situ sequencing reveals regional and cell-type-specific regulation
Elin Lundin et al.
Published on: 14 January 2020
Unlocking the origins and biology of domestic animals using ancient DNA and paleogenomics
Gillian P. McHugo et al.
Published 02 December 2019
Are we there yet? The long walk towards the development of efficient symbiotic associations between nitrogen-fixing bacteria and non-leguminous crops
Vânia C. S. Pankievicz et al.
Published 03 December 2019
The microbiome of the upper respiratory tract in health and disease
Christina Kumpitsch, Kaisa Koskinen, Veronika Schöpf & Christine Moissl-Eichinger
Published: 07 November 2019
The human gut bacteria Christensenellaceae are widespread, heritable, and associated with health
Jillian L. Waters & Ruth E. Ley
Published: 28 October 2019
Studying the gut virome in the metagenomic era: challenges and perspectives
Sanzhima Garmaeva, Trishla Sinha, Alexander Kurilshikov, Jingyuan Fu, Cisca Wijmenga & Alexandra Zhernakova
Published: 28 October 2019
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