Editor rating: 8 / 10Anthony Amend –– This paper highlights the use of a synthetic mock community as a standard to filter out bad quality data.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Elena Papaleo –– A nice tool to improve taxonomic classifications
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Elena Papaleo –– An interesting comprehensive text mining approach to annotate genes
Editor rating: 7 / 10Thomas Tullius –– This clearly written paper addresses an important issue in understanding the stability of the genetic code: how frameshift mutations are accommodated.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Elena Papaleo –– An interesting machine learning application to enzyme classification at the structural level.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Elena Papaleo –– The program FluxPyt is user-friendly and help the analyses of metabolic flux.
Section Editor rating: 7 / 10Elena Papaleo –– A nice R-based tool to perform phylogenetic path analyses.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Antonio Amorim –– This paper contributes significantly to the knowledge of mitogenomes evolution.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Donovan Parks –– Detailed study showing the limitations of using 16S rRNA and ITS sequences for establishing the taxonomic profiles of environmental samples.
Section Editor rating: 8 / 10Elena Papaleo –– The authors present a novel tool, PlasmidSeeker, which could be useful for genomic research and also help the time-consuming and tedious assembly steps.
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