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Genome sequence and rapid evolution of the rice pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae PXO99A

Steven L Salzberg1*, Daniel D Sommer1, Michael C Schatz1, Adam M Phillippy1, Pablo D Rabinowicz23, Seiji Tsuge4, Ayako Furutani45, Hirokazu Ochiai5, Arthur L Delcher1, David Kelley1, Ramana Madupu26, Daniela Puiu1, Diana Radune26, Martin Shumway27, Cole Trapnell1, Gudlur Aparna8, Gopaljee Jha9, Alok Pandey8, Prabhu B Patil8, Hiromichi Ishihara10, Damien F Meyer11, Boris Szurek12, Valerie Verdier12, Ralf Koebnik12, J Maxwell Dow13, Robert P Ryan13, Hisae Hirata14, Shinji Tsuyumu13, Sang Won Lee15, Pamela C Ronald15, Ramesh V Sonti8, Marie-Anne Van Sluys169, Jan E Leach9, Frank F White17 and Adam J Bogdanove11

Author Affiliations

1 Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA

2 The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, MD 20850, USA

3 Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

4 Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Kyoto Prefectural University, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8522, Japan

5 Department of Genetic Resources, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Kannondai, Tsukuba 305-8602, Japan

6 Current address: J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, MD 20850, USA

7 Current address: National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA

8 Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Hyderabad, India

9 Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Palampur, India

10 Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA

11 Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA

12 Institut de la Recherche pour le Developpement, 911 Av. Agropolis, Montpellier, 34090, France

13 BIOMERIT Research Centre, BioSciences Institute, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

14 Graduate School of Natural Science & Technology, Shizuoka University, 836 Ohya, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka, 422-8017, Japan

15 Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA

16 Departamento de Botânica, IB-USP, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil

17 Department of Plant Pathology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

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BMC Genomics 2008, 9:204  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-204

Published: 1 May 2008

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Supplementary Figure 1. Phylogenetic relationships among X. oryzae pv. oryzae (Xoo) strains PXO99A, KACC10331, and MAFF311018, and X. oryzae pv. oryzicola (Xoc) strain BLS256 based on whole genome alignment.

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Supplementary Tables. Supplementary Table 1, Genes unique to PXO99A and unique to MAFF311018; Supplementary Table 2, Primers used to amplify genes at the non-fimbrial adhesin encoding locus; Supplementary Table 3, Primers used to confirm the 212 kb direct repeat.

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