Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third commonest cause of death globally, and manifests as a progressive inflammatory lung disease with no curative treatment.
We insist on maintaining the highest scientific rigour and integrity in everything we do. These publications provide insight into some of the discoveries and advances that are at the core of our work.
Ten years after the term metagenomics was coined, the approach continues to gather momentum. This culture-independent, molecular way of analysing environmental samples of cohabiting microbial populations has opened up fresh perspectives on microbiology.