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The Condition-Dependent Transcriptional Landscape of Burkholderia pseudomallei
(Public Library of Science, 2013-09-12)
Burkholderia pseudomallei (Bp), the causative agent of the often-deadly infectious disease melioidosis, contains one of the largest prokaryotic genomes sequenced to date, at 7.2 Mb with two large circular chromosomes (1 ...
An anomalous type IV secretion system in Rickettsia is evolutionarily conserved
(Public Library of Science, 2009-03-12)
Background: Bacterial type IV secretion systems (T4SSs) comprise a diverse transporter family functioning in conjugation, competence, and effector molecule (DNA and/or protein) translocation. Thirteen genome sequences from ...
Rickettsia Phylogenomics: Unwinding the Intricacies of Obligate Intracellular Life
(Public Library of Science, 2008-04-16)
Background: Completed genome sequences are rapidly increasing for Rickettsia, obligate intracellular α-proteobacteria responsible for various human diseases, including epidemic typhus and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. In ...