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Synergies between RNA degradation and trans-translation in Streptococcus pneumoniae: cross regulation and co-transcription of RNase R and SmpB

Ricardo N Moreira1, Susana Domingues1, Sandra C Viegas1, Mónica Amblar2 and Cecília M Arraiano1*

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1 Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Av. da República, Oeiras, 2780-157, Portugal

2 Unidad de Patología Molecular del Neumococo, Centro Nacional de Microbiología, and CIBER Enfermedades Respiratorias, Instituto de Salud Carlos III. Majadahonda, Madrid, 28220, Spain

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BMC Microbiology 2012, 12:268  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-268

Published: 20 November 2012

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Figure S1. Genomic organization of the rnr region in S. pneumoniae.

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Table S1. List of oligonucleotides used in this work.

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