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Mycoplasma mycoides, from "mycoides Small Colony" to "capri". A microevolutionary perspective

Francois Thiaucourt1*, Lucia Manso-Silvan1, Woubit Salah17, Valérie Barbe2, Benoit Vacherie2, Daniel Jacob3, Marc Breton45, Virginie Dupuy1, Anne Marie Lomenech6, Alain Blanchard45 and Pascal Sirand-Pugnet45

Author Affiliations

1 CIRAD, UMR CMAEE, F-34398 Montpellier, France

2 CEA/IG/Genoscope, Evry, France

3 Univ. Bordeaux, CBiB, Bordeaux, 33076, France and Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique, UMR CNRS 5800, Talence, 33405, France

4 INRA, UMR 1332, Villenave d'Ornon, 33883, France

5 Univ. Bordeaux, UMR 1332, Villenave d'Ornon, 33883, France

6 Univ. Bordeaux, pôle protéomique, 33076 Bordeaux, France

7 College of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University, AL 36088, USA

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BMC Genomics 2011, 12:114  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-114

Published: 16 February 2011

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Additional file 1:

"PCR primers used during this study". This additional table lists the names and sequences of primers used in the study.

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Additional file 2:

"Comparison of related plasmid and ICE sequences in Mmc 95010". This figure describes the positions and sequences shared by the integrative conjugative elements copies and the plasmid that was characterized in the same strain.

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"Comparison of plasmids from the mycoides cluster". This figure depicts the results of a three-way BLASTN comparison of three mycoplasma plasmid sequences using the Artemis Comparison Tool [71]

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Additional file 4:

"Organization of lipoprotein gene clusters in the Mmc 95010 genome". This figure is a schematic representation of 6 lipoprotein families (A to F) found in the genome of strain 95010.

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Additional file 5:

"organization of a Mmc-specific lipoprotein gene clusters in the Mmc 95010 genome". This figure is a schematic representation of a lipoprotein family found in strain 95010 genome but not in the published MmmSC genomes.

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Additional file 6:

"Peculiar Mmc genomic locus encoding predicted surface proteins". This figure is a schematic representation of the locus and homologies with M. agalactiae or M. capricolum subsp. capricolum genes.

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Additional file 7:

"List of gene clusters identified as orthologous". This additional table lists the names of genes found orthologous by the Microbial Genome Database for Comparative Analysis http://mbgd.genome.ad.jp/ webcite

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Additional file 8:

"List of CDS in Mmc strains GM12 and 95010 showing less than 90% similarity with each other". This additional table lists the names of genes that are not highly similar in two strains belonging to the same subspecies, M. mycoides subsp. capri.

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