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IMG/M: a data management and analysis system for metagenomes.

IMG/M is a data management and analysis system for microbial community genomes (metagenomes) hosted at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI). IMG/M consists of metagenome data integrated with isolate microbial genomes from the Integrated Microbial Genomes (IMG) system. IMG/M provides IMG's comparative data analysis tools extended to handle metagenome data, together with metagenome-specific analysis tools. IMG/M is available at

Pubmed ID: 17932063


  • Markowitz VM
  • Ivanova NN
  • Szeto E
  • Palaniappan K
  • Chu K
  • Dalevi D
  • Chen IM
  • Grechkin Y
  • Dubchak I
  • Anderson I
  • Lykidis A
  • Mavromatis K
  • Hugenholtz P
  • Kyrpides NC


Nucleic acids research

Publication Data

January 15, 2008

Associated Grants


Mesh Terms

  • Database Management Systems
  • Databases, Genetic
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Genome, Archaeal
  • Genome, Bacterial
  • Genomics
  • Internet
  • Software