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- n. Plural form of virome.
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The researchers now plan to study the viromes in the developing intestines of infant twins
The intestinal viromes of identical twins were about as different as the viromes of unrelated individuals.
The investigators sequenced the viral DNA - or viromes - from stool samples collected at three different times over a one-year period, which enabled them to track any fluctuations in viral communities over time.
Felts B, Breitbart M, Salamon P, Edwards RA, et al. (2006) The marine viromes of four oceanic regions.