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Accession: PRJNA43021 ID: 43021

NIH Human Microbiome Project (HMP) Roadmap Project

The human microbiome refers to the community of microorganism that live in or on the human body. The Human Microbiome Project (HMP) is an NIH Roadmap project that was initiated to generate resources to enable comprehensive characterization of the human microbiota and analysis of its role in human health and disease. The HMP centers will sequence the genomes of a set of microoganisms that have been previously isolated from the human body. In addition, samples from the digestive tract, mouth, skin, nose, and female urogenital tract of human volunteers will be sequenced for 16S ribosomal RNA analysis and considered for metagenomic analysis.
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Project Type:Umbrella project (Subtype:Funding initiative)
Project Data:
Resource NameNumber
of Links
Sequence data
Nucleotide (total)480236
WGS master1480
Genomic DNA247927
SRA Experiments16748
Capillary Traces (Trace Archive)1
Protein Sequences4361587
Other datasets
Genotype and Phenotype (dbGaP)16
SRA Data Details
Data volume, Gbases25,405
Data volume, Tbytes26.81
NIH Human Microbiome Project (HMP) Roadmap Project encompasses the following 4 sub-projects:
Project TypeNumber of Projects
Umbrella project4
PRJNA48489Human Microbiome Project (HMP) 16S rRNA Gene DiversityHuman Microbiome Project (HMP) 16S rRNA Gene Diversity (NIH Human Microbiome Consortium)
PRJNA46305Human Microbiome Project (HMP) Demonstration ProjectsHuman Microbiome Project (HMP) Demonstration Projects (NIH Human Microbiome Consortium)
PRJNA43017Human Microbiome Project (HMP) Metagenome ProjectsHuman Microbiome Project (HMP) Metagenome Projects (NIH Human Microbiome Consortium)
PRJNA28331Human Microbiome Project (HMP) Reference GenomesHuman Microbiome Project (HMP) Reference Genomes (NIH Human Microbiome Consortium)
Registration date: 2-Jan-2010
NIH Human Microbiome Consortium

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