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Descriptor in English: Metagenome
Descriptor in Spanish: Metagenoma
Descriptor in Portuguese: Metagenoma
Descriptor in French: Métagénome
Entry term(s): Metagenomes
Tree number(s): G05.360.340.550
Scope note: A collective genome representative of the many organisms, primarily microorganisms, existing in a community.
Annotation: coordinate with specific organism, organ or other site / microbiol if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 2010 (2008)
See also the descriptors: Microbiota MeSH
DeCS UI: 52913
Descriptor UI: D054892
Date Established: 2008/01/01
Date of Entry: 2007/07/09
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Metagenome - Preferred
Concept UI M0523956
Scope note A collective genome representative of the many organisms, primarily microorganisms, existing in a community.
Preferred term Metagenome
Entry term(s) Metagenomes



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