Satellite Banner
Technology Networks Header
Friday, July 25, 2014
Technology Networks
 
Register | Sign in
Home Page > Videos > Comprehensive microRNA Expression Profiling in Lineage Specific Human Hematopoiesis
  Videos

Return

Comprehensive microRNA Expression Profiling in Lineage Specific Human Hematopoiesis
NIH

Deep metagenomic sequencing of multiple ruminant guts reveals species-specific microbiomes. Ruminant species such as cattle, sheep, deer, goats and reindeer represent a fascinating opportunity to study gut function and metagenomics. With a solely vegetarian diet, the gut microbiome of ruminants is perfectly adapted to digest and gain energy from plant material. However, different animals have different diets (e.g. grass vs lichen) which require different microbes to digest. We have deep-sequenced the rumen gut microbiome of several ruminant species using the Illumina HiSeq 2000 system, generation several hundred gigabases of sequence data in the process. Here we describe bioinformatic investigations into these data, including assembly into large contigs, prediction and annotation of genes and taxon assignment. We show that the vast majority of sequence data comes from as-yet uncharacterized bacterial species, representing huge potential for discovery of novel enzymes. Finally, we show that ruminants can be clustered together according to their gut microbiome structure and species abundance.

Request more information
Company product page



For access to this article, enter your email address to instantly recieve a Password Reset link.

Please enter your email address below:

Existing users please Sign In here. Don't have an account? Register Here for free access.

Don't have an account? | Register Here

Scientific News
Replace Reduce Refine
A way forward for antibiotic use in agriculture.
Understanding the Spread of the Ash Dieback.
The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) has released new genetic data that will help understand the epidemic, across Europe and the UK.
A-maize-ing Double Life of a Genome
Study findings could help current efforts to improve existing crop varieties.
Determination of Arabidopsis Thaliana Telomere Length by PCR
Researchers have designed two telomeric degenerated primers that amplify Arabidopsis telomeres by MMQPCR.
Boron Tolerance Discovery for Higher Wheat Yields
Adelaide scientists have identified the genes in wheat that control tolerance to a significant yield-limiting soil condition found around the globe - boron toxicity.
Invasive Plants Can Accelerate Global Warming
Research from Clemson University sheds new light on how invasion by exotic plant species affects the ability of soil to store greenhouse gases.
Pest Attacks Can Lead to Bigger Crop Yields
New project receive three-year funding of $498,000 from USDA.
Common Bean Critically Important to the Global Food Supply
The bean genome sequence provides powerful tools to improve critical food crop.
Gene Study Shows How Sheep First Separated from Goats
Findings support the development of DNA testing to speed-up selective breeding programmes.
Harvesting Sunlight to Help Feed and Fuel the World
Three U.S./U.K. funded projects have been awarded a total of almost $9 million in additional funding to continue research projects aimed at improving the efficiency of photosynthesis.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
Skyscraper Banner
Skyscraper Banner
Follow TechNetcom1 on Twitter
Technology Networks Ltd. on LinkedIn
Go to LabTube.tv