At the heart of this infrastructure is a dynamic, comprehensive knowledgebase with DNA sequence code as its foundation. Offering scientists access to an array of resources, the knowledgebase will assimilate a vast range of microbial and plant data and knowledge as they are produced.
Credit or Source: Biological and Environmental Research Information System, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, GTL Roadmap, p. 83 (http://genomicscience.energy.gov/roadmap/). Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy Biological and Environmental Research Program.
U.S. DOE. 2006. Breaking the Biological Barriers to Cellulosic Ethanol: A Joint Research Agenda, DOE/SC/EE-0095, U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science and Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. (p. 83) (website)