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
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
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.