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Research Article

Major Structural Differences and Novel Potential Virulence Mechanisms from the Genomes of Multiple Campylobacter Species

  • Derrick E Fouts mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: dfouts@tigr.org

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Emmanuel F Mongodin,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Robert E Mandrell,

    Affiliation: Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Albany, California, United States of America

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  • William G Miller,

    Affiliation: Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Albany, California, United States of America

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  • David A Rasko,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Jacques Ravel,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Lauren M Brinkac,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Robert T DeBoy,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Craig T Parker,

    Affiliation: Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Albany, California, United States of America

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  • Sean C Daugherty,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Robert J Dodson,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • A. Scott Durkin,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Ramana Madupu,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Steven A Sullivan,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Jyoti U Shetty,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Mobolanle A Ayodeji,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Alla Shvartsbeyn,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Michael C Schatz,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Jonathan H Badger,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Claire M Fraser,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Karen E Nelson

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: January 04, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0030015

About the Authors

Derrick E Fouts, Emmanuel F Mongodin, David A Rasko, Jacques Ravel, Lauren M Brinkac, Robert T DeBoy, Sean C Daugherty, Robert J Dodson, A. Scott Durkin, Ramana Madupu, Steven A Sullivan, Jyoti U Shetty, Mobolanle A Ayodeji, Alla Shvartsbeyn, Michael C Schatz, Jonathan H Badger, Claire M Fraser, Karen E Nelson
The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
Robert E Mandrell, William G Miller, Craig T Parker
Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Albany, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: dfouts@tigr.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

DEF, EFM, REM, WGM, MCS, JHB, and KEN conceived and designed the experiments. DEF, EFM, WGM, JUS, MAA, and AS performed the experiments. DEF, EFM, WGH, DAR, JR, LMB, RTD, CTP, SCD, RJD, ASD, RM, SAS, JUS, MCS, JHB, and KEN analyzed the data. DEF, EFM, REM, WGM, DAR, JR, LMB, RTD, CTP, JUS, MAA, AS, MCS, JHB, CMF, and KEN contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. DEF, EFM, REM, WGM, DAR, RTD, CTP, MCS, JHB, and KEN wrote the paper.