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Cereulide synthetase gene cluster from emetic Bacillus cereus: Structure and location on a mega virulence plasmid related to Bacillus anthracis toxin plasmid pXO1

Monika Ehling-Schulz1*, Martina Fricker1, Harald Grallert1, Petra Rieck2, Martin Wagner2 and Siegfried Scherer1

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1 Lehrstuhl für Mikrobielle Ökologie, Department für Biowissenschaftliche Grundlagen, WZW, Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany

2 Institute of Milk Hygiene, Milk Technology and Food Science, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria

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BMC Microbiology 2006, 6:20  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-6-20

Published: 2 March 2006

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Table S1: Origin of B. cereus group strains used for hybridization studies

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Table S2: Oligonucleotide primers used for southern hybridization and sequencing

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