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Glutamine synthetase sequence evolution in the mycobacteria and their use as molecular markers for Actinobacteria speciation

Don Hayward*, Paul D van Helden and Ian JF Wiid

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DST/NRF Centre for Excellence in Biomedical Tuberculosis Research, US/MRC Centre for Molecular and Cellular Biology, Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Health Sciences – Stellenbosch University, PO Box 19063/Francie van Zijl Drive, TYGERBERG 7505, South Africa

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009, 9:48  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-48

Published: 26 February 2009

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Actinobacteria phylogenetic reconstruction based on glnA protein sequences. The data provided represent the phylogeny of several Actinobacteria based on the glnA protein sequences present in these genomes.

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