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Tracing genomic variations in two highly virulent Yersinia enterocolitica strains with unequal ability to compete for host colonization

Debora Garzetti1, Hicham Bouabe12, Juergen Heesemann1 and Alexander Rakin1*

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1 Max von Pettenkofer-Institute, LMU, Munich, Germany

2 Current address: Laboratory of Lymphocyte Signalling and Development, The Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK

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BMC Genomics 2012, 13:467  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-467

Published: 11 September 2012

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Colony hybridization experiment. A: nylon membrane from the liver of mouse number 13 (13 L), probed with Hem_8081. B: nylon membrane from A stripped and re-probed with Col_WA. C: original LB-agar plate. D: modified and superimposed images from A and B. (PDF 146 kb)

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Assembly in scaffolds and accession numbers of the contigs ofY. enterocoliticastrain WA-314.

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Additional file 3:

Predicted prophages inY. enterocoliticastrain WA-314. Excel table with prophage names, respective contigs, locus tags and encoded products.

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Genetic structure of prophages inY. enterocoliticastrain WA-314. Annotation of selected genes is shown. YWA-1: possible degenerate P2-like prophage, 34.4 kbs. YWA-2: putative bacteriophage, 33 kbs. YWA-3: putative P2-like prophage, 11.7 kbs. YWA-4: putative P4-like prophage, 28 kbs. YWA-5: Mu-like prophage, 43.3 kbs. YWA-6: P4-like prophage, 14.6 kbs. YWA-7: putative defective prophage, 12.5 kbs.

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