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Trends Microbiol. 2012 Nov;20(11):514-6. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2012.08.012. Epub 2012 Sep 4.

On the fitness of microbial taxonomy.

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Centro Nacional de Biotecnología, CSIC, 28049 Madrid, Spain.

Abstract

Microbial taxonomy seems to be an expanding discipline especially in Asian countries. By contrast, the number of taxonomists in Western countries are in decline, and the reasons for this could either be economic or due to interest. Losing taxonomy expertise could have consequences for Western countries.

PMID:
22959411
DOI:
10.1016/j.tim.2012.08.012
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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