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Exploring microbiota impacting plant and animal health

To understand these interactions, complete genetic characterization of microbes is needed to drive improvements in crop yields, advance livestock health and production, and further preservation of wild animals and natural habitats.

Break through the unknown

Single Molecule, Real-Time (SMRT) Sequencing delivers a complete view of the microbiota impacting plant and animal health, growth, and production. The PacBio Systems enable scientists to:

Spotlight: Species-level resolution of marine microbiomes

Scientists explored the complex ecosystem of coral-associated bacterial communities to understand their diversity and structure in the Indo-Pacific. PacBio full-length 16S rRNA sequences revealed a conserved profile of bacteria across diverse habitats. Explore this research further:

Pootakham, W. et al., 2017. High resolution profiling of coral-associated bacterial communities using full-length 16S rRNA sequence data from PacBio SMRT sequencing system. Scientific Reports, 7(1), p.2774.

Spotlight: Phylogenetic analysis uncovers variation within a bacterial species

Scientists used whole genome sequencing to compare bacterial isolates from cattle. Their study revealed large within-species variation caused by changes in gene number and structural rearrangement that impact strain pathogenicity. Explore this research further:

Dickey, A.M. et al., 2016. Large genomic differences between Moraxella bovoculi isolates acquired from the eyes of cattle with infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis versus the deep nasopharynx of asymptomatic cattle. Veterinary Research, 47(1), p.31.

To learn more about how SMRT Sequencing can support plant and animal health research, contact us.

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