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A structural comparison of lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis loci of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 strains

Markus Petzold12, Alexander Thürmer1, Susan Menzel1, Johan W Mouton2, Klaus Heuner3 and Christian Lück1*

Author Affiliations

1 Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Faculty of Medicine ‘Carl Gustav Carus’, University of Technology Dresden, Fetscherstraße 74, Dresden D-01307, Germany

2 Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, Nijmegen, Netherlands

3 Cellular Interactions of Bacterial Pathogens, Centre for Biological Security, Division 2 (ZBS2), Robert Koch-Institute, Nordufer 20, Berlin D-13353, Germany

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BMC Microbiology 2013, 13:198  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-198

Published: 4 September 2013

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Additional file 2: Table S1:

This document summarizes all primers used for amplification of LPS-biosynthesis ORFs and sequence generation.

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Additional file 1:

This file contains two spreadsheets containing the supporting data S2 and S3. Table S2. Genes/proteins of the LPS-biosynthesis locus of L. pneumophila Sg1 strains. Table S3. Percentage GC-content of single ORFs, regions and the whole LPS-biosynthesis loci of L. pneumophila Sg1 strains.

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