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Evolutionary genomics of host-use in bifurcating demes of RNA virus phi-6

Paul E Turner1*, Robert C McBride14, Siobain Duffy15, Rebecca Montville1, Li-San Wang2, Yul W Yang16, Sun Jin Lee1 and Junhyong Kim3

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA

2 Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

3 Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

4 Current address: Sapphire Energy, Inc., 3115 Merryfield Row, San Diego, CA 92121, USA

5 Current address: Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA

6 Current address: Stanford School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012, 12:153  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-153

Published: 22 August 2012

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Additional file 1:

Detailed descriptions of the fitness of individual virus clones on Pseudomonas phaseolicola and P. pseudoalcaligenes ERA bacteria, and a supplementary figure showing the experimental design to confirm selection for allele reversion when phage are passaged on P. phaseolicola.

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