Ramy K Aziz
Aziz R, Devoid S, Disz T, Edwards R, Henry C, Olsen G, et al
. SEED servers: high-performance access to the SEED genomes, annotations, and metabolic models. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e48053 pubmed publisher
..Large integrations of genomic data represent one of the major intellectual resources driving research in biology, and programmatic access to the SEED data will provide significant utility to a broad collection of potential users. ..
Latif H, Li H, Charusanti P, Palsson B, Aziz R. A Gapless, Unambiguous Genome Sequence of the Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 Strain EDL933. Genome Announc. 2014;2: pubmed publisher
..Because the publicly available sequence of the EDL933 genome has gaps and >6,000 ambiguous base calls, we here present an updated high-quality, unambiguous genome sequence with no assembly gaps. ..
Aziz R, Monk J, Andrews K, Nhan J, Khaw V, Wong H, et al
. The aldehyde dehydrogenase, AldA, is essential for L-1,2-propanediol utilization in laboratory-evolved Escherichia coli. Microbiol Res. 2017;194:47-52 pubmed publisher
..coli robustness, demonstrated by the bacterial deployment of a generalist enzyme (here AldA) in multiple pathways to survive carbon starvation and to grow on a non-native substrate when no native carbon source is available. ..
Aziz R, Bartels D, Best A, DeJongh M, Disz T, Edwards R, et al
. The RAST Server: rapid annotations using subsystems technology. BMC Genomics. 2008;9:75 pubmed publisher
..By providing accurate, rapid annotation freely to the community we have created an important community resource. The service has now been utilized by over 120 external users annotating over 350 distinct genomes. ..
Aziz R, Ackermann H, Petty N, Kropinski A. Essential Steps in Characterizing Bacteriophages: Biology, Taxonomy, and Genome Analysis. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1681:197-215 pubmed publisher
..The following chapter is designed to help people working on phages, particularly those new to the field, to accurately describe their newly isolated viruses...