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Genomic comparisons of Brucella spp. and closely related bacteria using base compositional and proteome based methods

Jon Bohlin1*, Lars Snipen2, Axel Cloeckaert3, Karin Lagesen4, David Ussery5, Anja B Kristoffersen46 and Jacques Godfroid7

Author Affiliations

1 Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Epicenter, Ullevålsveien 72, PO Box 8146 Dep, NO-0033 Oslo, Norway

2 Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Ås, Norway

3 INRA, UR1282, Infectiologie Animale et Santé Publique, IASP, Nouzilly, F-37380, France

4 University of Oslo, Department of Informatics, Pb. 1080, 0316 Oslo, Norway

5 Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Department of Systems Biology, Comparative genomics unit, Technical University of Denmark, DK-2800 Lyngby, Denmark

6 National Veterinary Institute, Section for epidemiology, Pb 750 Sentrum, N-0106 Oslo, Norway

7 Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Section of Arctic Veterinary Medicine, Stakkevollveien 23, 9016 Tromsø, Norway

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010, 10:249  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-249

Published: 13 August 2010

Additional files

Additional file 1:

An Excel file containing the BLAST matrix showing percentage of proteome similarity resulting from the all-against-all comparisons of the genomes discussed in the study. This percentage table was used to produce the heatmap in Figure 5.

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