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EMIRGE: reconstruction of full-length ribosomal genes from microbial community short read sequencing data

Overview of attention for article published in Genome Biology (Online Edition), May 2011
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Title
EMIRGE: reconstruction of full-length ribosomal genes from microbial community short read sequencing data
Published in
Genome Biology (Online Edition), May 2011
DOI 10.1186/gb-2011-12-5-r44
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Authors

Christopher S Miller, Brett J Baker, Brian C Thomas, Steven W Singer, Jillian F Banfield

Abstract

Recovery of ribosomal small subunit genes by assembly of short read community DNA sequence data generally fails, making taxonomic characterization difficult. Here, we solve this problem with a novel iterative method, based on the expectation maximization algorithm, that reconstructs full-length small subunit gene sequences and provides estimates of relative taxon abundances. We apply the method to natural and simulated microbial communities, and correctly recover community structure from known and previously unreported rRNA gene sequences. An implementation of the method is freely available at https://github.com/csmiller/EMIRGE.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 24 5%
United Kingdom 6 1%
Germany 4 <1%
Sweden 3 <1%
Italy 2 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
Estonia 2 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
Korea, Republic of 2 <1%
Other 18 4%
Unknown 440 87%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 148 29%
Researcher 120 24%
Student > Master 55 11%
Student > Bachelor 31 6%
Professor > Associate Professor 23 5%
Other 79 16%
Unknown 49 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 256 51%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 67 13%
Environmental Science 40 8%
Computer Science 22 4%
Immunology and Microbiology 20 4%
Other 41 8%
Unknown 59 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 24. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 August 2022.
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#1,346,359
of 22,709,015 outputs
Outputs from Genome Biology (Online Edition)
#1,165
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#5,700
of 111,874 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Genome Biology (Online Edition)
#1
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