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Enemies within

A Correction to this article was published on 01 March 2005


This month we look at the analyses of six bacterial genomes across three genera. Previously neglected by genomics, Legionella research was recently boosted by the publication of the complete genome sequences of three strains from a single species. For Mycoplasma and Rickettsia, on the other hand, several genome sequences are already available and here we see how primary genome annotations and publications are pushing new levels of sophistication.

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Figure 1: Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
Figure 2: Bacterial two-hybrid analysis.


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Bentley, S., Sebaihia, M. & Crossman, L. Enemies within. Nat Rev Microbiol 3, 8–9 (2005).

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