Metagenomics has revolutionized microbiology and many associated health and environmental fields. This is the first comprehensive treatise covering the various -omics in a large variety of habitats, which could not previously have been analysed without metagenomic methodology. This is a reference work both for people in the field and those who would like to enter it.
Two volume set covers topics including:
Species designations in microbiology
Consortia and databases
Other -omics applications
Metagenomics studies in a variety of habitats, including marine, soil, and the digestive tract
Biocatalysts and natural products