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Horizontal gene transfer in Histophilus somni and its role in the evolution of pathogenic strain 2336, as determined by comparative genomic analyses

Shivakumara Siddaramappa12, Jean F Challacombe2, Alison J Duncan1, Allison F Gillaspy3, Matthew Carson3, Jenny Gipson3, Joshua Orvis3, Jeremy Zaitshik3, Gentry Barnes3, David Bruce2, Olga Chertkov2, J Chris Detter2, Cliff S Han2, Roxanne Tapia2, Linda S Thompson2, David W Dyer3 and Thomas J Inzana1*

Author Affiliations

1 Center for Molecular Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA

2 DOE Joint Genome Institute, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA

3 Laboratory for Genomics and Bioinformatics, and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 731042, USA

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BMC Genomics 2011, 12:570  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-570

Published: 23 November 2011

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Additional file 1:

Additional file 1 List of H. somni strain 2336 specific genes. This table lists the strain-specific genes found in H. somni strain 2336. This data was obtained by cross-comparison of the genomes of strains 2336 and 129Pt using blastn.

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Additional file 2:

Additional file 2 List of H. somni strain 129Pt specific genes. This table lists the strain-specific genes found in H. somni strain 129Pt. This data was obtained by cross-comparison of the genomes of strains 129Pt and 2336 using blastn.

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