Bioinformatics sheds light on evolutionary origin of virulence genes
Whyte, Barry James
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Scientists from the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the University of Louisville have revealed that genes for a specific type of molecular secretion system in "Rickettsia," a structure that is linked in many cases to virulence, have been conserved over many years of evolution.
- VT News