Open Access Correction

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, Young-Su Seo15, Malinee Sriariyanum15, 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, 9:534  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-534

Published: 11 November 2008

First paragraph (this article has no abstract)

Following the publication of the article 'Genome sequence and rapid evolution of the rice pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae PXO99A. BMC Genomics 2008, 9:204' [1], the submitting author became aware that two co-authors had been omitted. Therefore, this article, which states the contributions that these authors made to the original article, has been submitted as a correction. We apologize for any inconvenience this oversight may have caused.