Functional predictions from inference and observation in sequence-based inflammatory bowel disease research
1 Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439, USA
2 The University of Chicago Medicine, 5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 6084, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
3 Computation Institute, University of Chicago, Searle Chemistry Laboratory, 5735 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Genome Biology 2012, 13:169 doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-9-169Published: 26 September 2012
Meta-omics approaches such as metagenomics, metatranscriptomics and metaproteogenomics have the potential to improve our understanding of how the human microbiome affects digestive health and disease.