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Metagenomic binning of a marine sponge microbiome reveals unity in defense but metabolic specialization

Slaby, Beate; Hackl, Thomas; Horn, Hannes; Bayer, Kristina; Hentschel, Ute

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  author       = {Slaby, Beate and
                  Hackl, Thomas and
                  Horn, Hannes and
                  Bayer, Kristina and
                  Hentschel, Ute},
  title        = {{Metagenomic binning of a marine sponge microbiome 
                   reveals unity in defense but metabolic
  journal      = {The ISME Journal},
  year         = 2017,
  month        = jul,
  note         = {{This project was funded by Grant Number CSP1291 of 
                   the DOE Joint Genome Institute, the European
                   Commission within its FP7 Program, under the
                   thematic area KBBE.2012.3.2.-01 with Grant Number
                   311932 ('SeaBio-Tech'), and by the European
                   Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation
                   program under Grant Agreement No. 679849
                   ('SponGES'). BMS was supported by a grant of the
                   German Excellence Initiative to the Graduate
                   School of Life Sciences, University of Würzburg.
                   We thank Monika Bright (University of Vienna) and
                   the Marine Biology Station Piran for support
                   during sampling, Tanja Woyke (DOE Walnut Creek,
                   CA, USA) for helpful discussions on differential
                   coverage binning, Martin Jahn (GEOMAR) for
                   suggestions on the interrogations of the amplicon
                   data, as well as Frank Förster and Thomas Dandekar
                   (Department of Bioinformatics, University of
                   Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany) for useful advice and
                   access to their servers. © The Author(s) 2017.
                   This work is licensed under a Creative Commons
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  doi          = {10.1038/ismej.2017.101},
  url          = {}
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