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Coverage evaluation of universal bacterial primers using the metagenomic datasets

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Microbiology, May 2012
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Title
Coverage evaluation of universal bacterial primers using the metagenomic datasets
Published in
BMC Microbiology, May 2012
DOI 10.1186/1471-2180-12-66
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Authors

Dan-Ping Mao, Quan Zhou, Chong-Yu Chen, Zhe-Xue Quan

Abstract

The coverage of universal primers for the bacterial 16S rRNA gene plays a crucial role in the correct understanding of microbial community structure. However, existing studies on primer coverage are limited by the lack of appropriate databases and are restricted to the domain level. Additionally, most studies do not account for the positional effect of single primer-template mismatches. In this study, we used 7 metagenomic datasets as well as the Ribosomal Database Project (RDP) to assess the coverage of 8 widely used bacterial primers.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 13 3%
Germany 3 <1%
Argentina 2 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Sweden 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
Other 10 2%
Unknown 406 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 109 25%
Student > Ph. D. Student 104 24%
Student > Master 67 15%
Student > Bachelor 44 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 21 5%
Other 66 15%
Unknown 29 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 252 57%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 57 13%
Environmental Science 33 8%
Immunology and Microbiology 18 4%
Medicine and Dentistry 12 3%
Other 25 6%
Unknown 43 10%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. 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 30 May 2017.
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