A unified catalog of 204,938 reference genomes from the human gut microbiome

Almeida A, Nayfach S, Boland M, Strozzi F, Beracochea M, Shi ZJ, Pollard KS, Sakharova E, Parks DH, Hugenholtz P, Segata N, Kyrpides NC, Finn RD.
Nat Biotechnol. 2021 Jan;39(1):105-114. doi: 10.1038/s41587-020-0603-3. Epub 2020 Jul 20. PMID: 32690973 Free PMC article.
Comprehensive, high-quality reference genomes are required for functional characterization and taxonomic assignment of the human gut microbiota. We present the Unified Human Gastrointestinal Genome (UHGG) collection, comprising 204,938 nonredundant genomes from 4,644 gut p …