TitleCopyRighter: a rapid tool for improving the accuracy of microbial community profiles through lineage-specific gene copy number correction.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsAngly FE, Dennis PG, Skarshewski A, Vanwonterghem I, Hugenholtz P, Tyson GW
JournalMicrobiome
Volume2
Pagination11
Date Published2014 Apr 7
ISSN2049-2618
AbstractCulture-independent molecular surveys targeting conserved marker genes, most notably 16S rRNA, to assess microbial diversity remain semi-quantitative due to variations in the number of gene copies between species.

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