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Comparative Genomics of Four Pseudomonas Species

  • Lars Juhl Jensen
  • Marie Skovgaard
  • Thomas Sicheritz-Pontén
  • Niclas Tue Hansen
  • Helle Johansson
  • Merete Kjær Jørgensen
  • Kristoffer Kiil
  • Peter F. Hallin
  • David Ussery

Abstract

The genus Pseudomonas is one of the most diverse bacterial genera, containing over 60 validly described species, isolated from sources ranging from plants to contaminated soils and water to human clinical samples. They are obligate aerobic chemoorganotrophs capable of living on a wide range of aliphatic and aromatic carbon compounds. Not surprisingly, the genus Pseudomonas is also phylogenetically rather heterogenous, containing several subgroups3.

Keywords

Codon Recombination Arsenic Bacillus Pseudomonas 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lars Juhl Jensen
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Marie Skovgaard
    • 1
  • Thomas Sicheritz-Pontén
    • 1
    • 4
  • Niclas Tue Hansen
    • 1
  • Helle Johansson
    • 1
  • Merete Kjær Jørgensen
    • 1
  • Kristoffer Kiil
    • 1
  • Peter F. Hallin
    • 1
  • David Ussery
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, BioCentrum-DTUThe Technical University of DenmarkLyngbyDenmark
  2. 2.Structural and Computational Biology UnitEuropean Molecular Biology LaboratoryHeidelbergGermany
  3. 3.Max-Delbrück-Centre für Molecular MedicineBerlinGermany
  4. 4.Department of Medicinal ChemistryDivision of Pharmacognosy BMCUppsalaSweden

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