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Vibrio chromosomes share common history.

Publication TypeJournal Article
AuthorsKirkup BC, Jr, Chang L., Chang S., Gevers D., and Polz MF
AbstractWhile most gamma proteobacteria have a single circular chromosome, Vibrionales have two circular chromosomes. Horizontal gene transfer is common among Vibrios, and in light of this genetic mobility, it is an open question to what extent the two chromosomes themselves share a common history since their formation.
Year of Publication2010
JournalBMC microbiology
Volume10
Pages137
Date Published (YYYY/MM/DD)2010/05/10
DOI10.1186/1471-2180-10-137
PubMedhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20459749?dopt=Abstract