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Genomes beyond compare

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Several genomes published this month underline the diversity of unicellular genomes and the importance of comparative analysis within a species or genus.

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Figure 1: Solfataric springs in Japan.

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Bartonella henselae

Bartonella quintana

MRSA252

MSSA476

MW2

Picrophilus torridus

Phanerochaete chrysosporium

Thermoplasma acidophilum

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Crossman, L., Holden, M., Pain, A. et al. Genomes beyond compare. Nat Rev Microbiol 2, 616–617 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrmicro961

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