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Evidence for a lineage of virulent bacteriophages that target Campylobacter

Andrew R Timms1*, Joanna Cambray-Young2, Andrew E Scott14, Nicola K Petty3, Phillippa L Connerton1, Louise Clarke3, Kathy Seeger3, Mike Quail3, Nicola Cummings1, Duncan J Maskell2, Nicholas R Thomson3 and Ian F Connerton1

Author Affiliations

1 Division of Food Sciences, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 5RD, UK

2 Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 0ES, UK

3 Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1SA, UK

4 Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, Porton Down, Salisbury, SP4 0JQ, UK

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BMC Genomics 2010, 11:214  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-214

Published: 30 March 2010

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Supplementary Data - Table S1 - List of CDSs identified in phage CP220 and CPt10. Table S2 - Repeat region alignments in CP220 and CPt10.

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CP220, CPt10, Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli comparative codon usage.

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Distribution of CP220 and CPt10 CDSs in other phages of the UK Campylobacter typing scheme.

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Primers used in the analysis of CP220 repeat regions.

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Primers used in the comparative analysis of Campylobacter typing phages.

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