|Figure 3. Circovirus-like
NI sequence coverage and phylogeny.
Cool new paper from Joe Derisi’s lab: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases: Virus Identification in Unknown Tropical Febrile Illness Cases Using Deep Sequencing
Full citation: Yozwiak NL, Skewes-Cox P, Stenglein MD, Balmaseda A, Harris E, et al. (2012) Virus Identification in Unknown Tropical Febrile Illness Cases Using Deep Sequencing. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6(2): e1485. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0001485
They used a combination of a viral microarray and metagenomic sequencing to characterize viruses in various samples from patients with febrile illness. And they found some semi-novel viruses in the sample. Definitely worth a look.
Note – here are some other posts of mine about Derisi:
- The Tree of Life: Wrap up of tweets from Joe Derisi talk
- The Tree of Life: Today at UC Davis – Joe Derisi “A Seminar in Two …
- Joe Derisi and Open Science featured on Voice of America
- The Tree of Life: Open Access Pioneer Award #3: Joe Derisi
See some follow up discussion on Google+ here.