Metagenomics technique used to recover TB genomes from 215-year old mummy

Researchers at the University of Warwick have recovered tuberculosis (TB) genomes from the lung tissue of a 215-year old mummy using a technique known as metagenomics.

The team, led by Professor Mark Pallen, Professor of Microbial Genomics at Warwick Medical School, working with Helen…
Metagenomics technique used to recover TB genomes from 215-year old mummy

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