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Unformatted text preview: Biosynthesis, pili, and attachment genes were more common at the greater depths Look at clusters of orthologous genes Transposases increase with depth we dont know why this is, but it looks like a real trend These transposases dont just all come from one family or one organism this trend is spread out across a wide variety of transposases. A lot of the viruses in this ocean sample came from cyanophage Samples from the Sargasso Sea Were learning a lot about how these organisms evolve, how they adapt to their environment, and how they pick up variability Genomics doesnt just lead us down a reductionist path it allows us to zoom out and look at the larger picture....
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- Fall '09