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Appendix H: Omics Techniques
Pages 487-490

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... Note that ‘omics techniques may be used differently structure (e.g., chromosome sequence and gene order) , to study individual higher organisms and their structures or function (e.g., potential biochemical activity)
From page 488...
... The process is plification and often without sequence assembly, and desired facilitated if there is an identical or very similar genome al- marker genes are sorted in silico by bioinformatic software. ready in a database for comparison, but it is also possible to Selecting and analyzing taxonomic marker sequences like generate a virtual genome de novo (i.e., solely from overlap- 16S rRNA genes will reveal the diversity of the community ping sequenced fragments of a hitherto-unknown organism)
From page 489...
... Combining metatranscriptomic and metagenomic bial species can be differentiated from "accessory" members analyses yields a fuller picture of how a community behaves of a community. Thus, ‘omics can reveal significant shifts in under baseline and perturbed conditions, something that was community composition in response to environmental condiimpossible only a decade ago.

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