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The Bacillus anthracis chromosome contains four conserved, excision-proficient, putative prophages

Shanmuga Sozhamannan*, Michael D Chute, Farrell D McAfee, Derrick E Fouts, Arya Akmal, Darrell R Galloway, Alfred Mateczun, Leslie W Baillie and Timothy D Read

BMC Microbiology 2006, 6:34  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-6-34

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Marco Riojas   (2011-06-13 16:58)  ATCC email

The caption for Figure 1 lists the primers used in the multiplex PCR, including ORF03655 F-R. However, this appears to conflict with the information provided in Table 1, which states that ORF03655 F-R was only used in singleplex. Further, Table 1 also states that ORF03991 F-R was used in the multiplex. Should the caption for Figure 1 read "ORF03991" rather than "ORF03655"? Aside from being consistent with Table 1, this would make more sense as all four prophages would be amplified, rather than only three (with Prophage #2 represented twice.)

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