Metagenomic binning of a marine sponge microbiome reveals unity in defense but metabolic specialization

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Slaby, Beate M; Hackl, Thomas; Horn, Hannes; Bayer, Kristina; Hentschel, Ute;
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: volume 11, issue 11, pages 2,465-2,478issn: 1751-7362, eissn: 1751-7370
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5649159, doi: 10.1038/ismej.2017.101
  • Subject: Original Article | SponGES | Grant Agreement No 679849 | an integrated approach towards their preservation and sustainable exploitation [Deep-sea Sponge Grounds Ecosystems of the North Atlantic] | Horizon 2020 | European Union (EU)

Marine sponges are ancient metazoans that are populated by distinct and highly diverse microbial communities. In order to obtain deeper insights into the functional gene repertoire of the Mediterranean sponge Aplysina aerophoba, we combined Illumina short-read and PacBi... View more
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