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Variation in the genomic locations and sequence conservation of STAR elements among staphylococcal species provides insight into DNA repeat evolution

Joanne Purves1, Matthew Blades2, Yasrab Arafat3, Salman A Malik3, Christopher D Bayliss1 and Julie A Morrissey1*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK

2 Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Analysis Support Hub (B/BASH), The Centre for Core Biotechnology Services, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK

3 Department of Biochemistry, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, 45320, Pakistan

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BMC Genomics 2012, 13:515  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-515

Published: 28 September 2012

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Additional file 1:

Includes additional tables of strains and primers used in this study, and an extended version of Table 2 identifying genes flanking each S. aureus STAR locus.

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