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IMG/M-HMP: A Metagenome Comparative Analysis System for the Human Microbiome Project

  • Victor M. Markowitz mail,

    vmmarkowitz@lbl.gov (VMM); nckyrpides@lbl.gov (NCK)

    Affiliation: Biological Data Management and Technology Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • I-Min A. Chen,

    Affiliation: Biological Data Management and Technology Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Ken Chu,

    Affiliation: Biological Data Management and Technology Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Ernest Szeto,

    Affiliation: Biological Data Management and Technology Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Krishna Palaniappan,

    Affiliation: Biological Data Management and Technology Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Biju Jacob,

    Affiliation: Biological Data Management and Technology Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Anna Ratner,

    Affiliation: Biological Data Management and Technology Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Konstantinos Liolios,

    Affiliation: Microbial Genomics and Metagenomics Program, Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

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  • Ioanna Pagani,

    Affiliation: Microbial Genomics and Metagenomics Program, Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

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  • Marcel Huntemann,

    Affiliation: Microbial Genomics and Metagenomics Program, Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

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  • Konstantinos Mavromatis,

    Affiliation: Microbial Genomics and Metagenomics Program, Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

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  • Natalia N. Ivanova,

    Affiliation: Microbial Genomics and Metagenomics Program, Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

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  • Nikos C. Kyrpides mail

    vmmarkowitz@lbl.gov (VMM); nckyrpides@lbl.gov (NCK)

    Affiliation: Microbial Genomics and Metagenomics Program, Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

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  • Published: July 05, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040151
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Victor M. Markowitz, I-Min A. Chen, Ken Chu, Ernest Szeto, Krishna Palaniappan, Biju Jacob, Anna Ratner
Biological Data Management and Technology Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States of America
Konstantinos Liolios, Ioanna Pagani, Marcel Huntemann, Konstantinos Mavromatis, Natalia N. Ivanova, Nikos C. Kyrpides
Microbial Genomics and Metagenomics Program, Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, California, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VMM I-MAC KM NNI NCK. Performed the experiments: I-MAC KC ES KP BJ AR KL IP MH. Analyzed the data: VMM KM NNI NCK. Wrote the paper: VMM I-MAC KM NNI NCK.