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From: The Biological Observation Matrix (BIOM) format or: how I learned to stop worrying and love the ome-ome

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Growth of the “ome-ome”, or the types of “omic” data, over time based on mentions in Medline abstracts. Chao1 analysis indicates that there may be over 3,000 “omes”: however, given the well-known limitations of such non-parametric extrapolation techniques, we can only wonder how many “omes” remain to be discovered as technological advances usher in a new era of “ome-omics”.

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