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ready Minimum Information about a (Meta)Genome Sequence

Abbreviation:MIxS - MIGS/MIMS

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MIGS/MIMS (Minimum Information About a (Meta)Genome Sequence) outlines a conceptual structure for extending the core information that has been traditionally captured by the INSDC (DDBJ/EMBL/Genbank) to describe genomic and metagenomic sequences. The MIMS extension describes key aspects of environmental context.

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BacMap is a picture atlas of annotated bacterial genomes. It is an interactive visual database containing hundreds of fully labeled, zoomable, and searchable maps of bacterial genomes.

EBI Metagenomics
"EBI Metagenomics" is a free-to-use resource aiming at supporting all metagenomics researchers. The service is an automated pipeline for the analysis and archiving of metagenomic data that aims to provide insights into the phylogenetic diversity as well as the functional and metabolic potential of a sample. You can freely browse all the public data in the repository.

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The minimum information about a genome sequence (MIGS) specification.

Field D,Garrity G,Gray T,Morrison N,Selengut J,Sterk P,Tatusova T,Thomson N,Allen MJ,Angiuoli SV,Ashburner M,Axelrod N,Baldauf S,Ballard S,Boore J,Cochrane G,Cole J,Dawyndt P,De Vos P,DePamphilis C,Edwards R,Faruque N,Feldman R,Gilbert J,Gilna P,Glockner FO,Goldstein P,Guralnick R,Haft D,Hancock D,Hermjakob H,Hertz-Fowler C,Hugenholtz P,Joint I,Kagan L,Kane M,Kennedy J,Kowalchuk G,Kottmann R,Kolker E,Kravitz S,Kyrpides N,Leebens-Mack J,Lewis SE,Li K,Lister AL,Lord P,Maltsev N,Markowitz V,Martiny J,Methe B,Mizrachi I,Moxon R,Nelson K,Parkhill J,Proctor L,White O,Sansone SA,Spiers A,Stevens R,Swift P,Taylor C,Tateno Y,Tett A,Turner S,Ussery D,Vaughan B,Ward N,Whetzel T,San Gil I,Wilson G,Wipat A
Nat Biotechnol 2008

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