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  • Viver T, Orellana LH, Hatt JK, Urdiain M, Díaz S, Richter M, et al. The low diverse gastric microbiome of the jellyfish Cotylorhiza tuberculata is dominated by four novel taxa: Low diverse microbiome of C. tuberculata. Environmental Microbiology. 2017; doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13763 – Link to Publication
  • Henry CS, Rotman E, Lathem WW, Tyo KEJ, Hauser AR, Mandel MJ. Generation and Validation of the iKp1289 Metabolic Model for Klebsiella pneumoniae KPPR1. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2017;215: S37–S43. doi:10.1093/infdis/jiw465
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  • Chakraborty R, Woo H, Dehal P, Walker R, Zemla M, Auer M, et al. Complete genome sequence of Pseudomonas stutzeri strain RCH2 isolated from a Hexavalent Chromium [Cr(VI)] contaminated site. Standards in Genomic Sciences. 2017;12. doi:10.1186/s40793-017-0233-7
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  • Pfaller S, Tokarev V, Kessler C, McLimans C, Gomez-Alvarez V, Wright J, et al. Draft Genome Sequence of Mycobacterium chimaera Type Strain Fl-0169. Genome Announcements. 2017;5: e01620–16. doi:10.1128/genomeA.01620-163 – Link to Publication


  • Magnúsdóttir S, Heinken A, Kutt L, Ravcheev DA, Bauer E, Noronha A, et al. Generation of genome-scale metabolic reconstructions for 773 members of the human gut microbiota. Nature Biotechnology. 2016; doi:10.1038/nbt.3703 – Link to Publication
  • Faria, J.P., Davis, J.J., Edirisinghe, J.N., Taylor, R.C., Weisenhorn, P.B., Olson, R.D., Stevens, R., Rocha, M., Rocha, I., Best, A.A. and DeJongh, M. Computing and Applying Atomic Regulons to Understand Gene Expression and Regulation. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2016;7: 1819. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01819 – Link to Publication
  • Thompson RA, Dahal S, Garcia S, Nookaew I, Trinh CT. Exploring complex cellular phenotypes and model-guided strain design with a novel genome-scale metabolic model of Clostridium thermocellum DSM 1313 implementing an adjustable cellulosome. Biotechnology for Biofuels. 2016;9. doi:10.1186/s13068-016-0607-x
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  • Ormerod KL, Wood DLA, Lachner N, Gellatly SL, Daly JN, Parsons JD, et al. Genomic characterization of the uncultured Bacteroidales family S24-7 inhabiting the guts of homeothermic animals. Microbiome. 2016;4. doi:10.1186/s40168-016-0181-2 – Link to Publication
  • Henry CS, Bernstein HC, Weisenhorn P, Taylor RC, Lee J-Y, Zucker J, Sung H-S. Microbial Community Metabolic Modeling: A Community Data-Driven Network Reconstruction. Journal of Cellular Physiology. 2016;231: 2339–2345. doi:10.1002/jcp.25428 – Link to Publication
  • diCenzo GC, Checcucci A, Bazzicalupo M, Mengoni A, Viti C, Dziewit L, et al. Metabolic modelling reveals the specialization of secondary replicons for niche adaptation in Sinorhizobium meliloti. Nature Communications. 2016;7: 12219. doi:10.1038/ncomms12219 – Link to Publication
  • White RA, Bottos EM, Roy Chowdhury T, Zucker JD, Brislawn CJ, Nicora CD, et al. Moleculo Long-Read Sequencing Facilitates Assembly and Genomic Binning from Complex Soil Metagenomes. Langille M, editor. mSystems. 2016;1: e00045–16. doi:10.1128/mSystems.00045-16 – Link to Publication
  • Cardona C, Weisenhorn P, Henry C, Gilbert JA. Network-based metabolic analysis and microbial community modeling. Current Opinion in Microbiology. 2016;31: 124–131. doi:10.1016/j.mib.2016.03.008 – Link to Publication
  • McLean JS, Liu Q, Bor B, Bedree JK, Cen L, Watling M, et al. Draft Genome Sequence of Actinomyces odontolyticus actinosynbacter Strain XH001, the Basibiont of an Oral TM7 Epibiont. Genome Announcements. 2016;4: e01685–15. doi:10.1128/genomeA.01685-15 – Link to Publication
  • Faria JP, Khazaei T, Edirisinghe J, Weisenhorn PB, Seaver S, Conrad N, Harris N, DeJongh M, Henry CS. Constructing and Analyzing Metabolic Flux Models of Microbial Communities. Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols, 10.1007/8623_2016_215. – Link to Publication


  • Timm CM, Campbell AG, Utturkar SM, Jun S-R, Parales RE, Tan WA, et al. Metabolic functions of Pseudomonas fluorescens strains from Populus deltoides depend on rhizosphere or endosphere isolation compartment. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2015;6. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.01118 – Link to Publication
  • Yao Y, Sun T, Wang T, Ruebel O, Northen T, Bowen B. Analysis of Metabolomics Datasets with High-Performance Computing and Metabolite Atlases. Metabolites. 2015;5: 431–442. doi:10.3390/metabo5030431 – Link to Publication
  • Noutsos C, Perera AM, Nikolau BJ, Seaver SMD, Ware DH. Metabolomic Profiling of the Nectars of Aquilegia pubescens and A. Canadensis. Motta A, editor. PLOS ONE. 2015;10: e0124501. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0124501 – Link to Publication
  • Seaver SMD, Bradbury LMT, Frelin O, Zarecki R, Ruppin E, Hanson AD, et al. Improved evidence-based genome-scale metabolic models for maize leaf, embryo, and endosperm. Frontiers in Plant Science. 2015;6. doi:10.3389/fpls.2015.00142 – Link to Publication
  • Faria JP, Edirisinghe JN, Davis JJ, Disz T, Hausmann A, Henry CS, et al. Enabling comparative modeling of closely related genomes: example genus Brucella. 3 Biotech. 2015;5: 101–105. doi:10.1007/s13205-014-0202-4 – Link to Publication
  • Wilke A, Bischof J, Harrison T, Brettin T, D’Souza M, Gerlach W, et al. A RESTful API for Accessing Microbial Community Data for MG-RAST. Gardner PP, editor. PLoS Computational Biology. 2015;11: e1004008. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004008 – Link to Publication


  • Benedict MN, Mundy MB, Henry CS, Chia N, Price ND. Likelihood-Based Gene Annotations for Gap Filling and Quality Assessment in Genome-Scale Metabolic Models. Maranas CD, editor. PLoS Computational Biology. 2014;10: e1003882. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003882 – Link to Publication
  • Land ML, Hyatt D, Jun S-R, Kora GH, Hauser LJ, Lukjancenko O, et al. Quality scores for 32,000 genomes. Standards in Genomic Sciences. 2014;9: 20. doi:10.1186/1944-3277-9-20 – Link to Publication

How to cite KBase

Arkin, A.P. et al. The DOE Systems Biology Knowledgebase (KBase).

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