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Deciphering the biology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from the complete genome sequence
The complete genome sequence of the best-characterized strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, H37Rv, has been determined and analysed in order to improve the understanding of the biology of this slow-growing pathogen and to help the conception of new prophylactic and therapeutic interventions.
Artemis: sequence visualization and annotation
SUMMARY Artemis is a DNA sequence visualization and annotation tool that allows the results of any analysis or sets of analyses to be viewed in the context of the sequence and its six-frame
Genome sequence of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum
The genome sequence of P. falciparum clone 3D7 is reported, which is the most (A + T)-rich genome sequenced to date and is being exploited in the search for new drugs and vaccines to fight malaria.
The genome sequence of the food-borne pathogen Campylobacter jejuni reveals hypervariable sequences
The genome sequence of C. jejuni NCTC11168 is reported, finding short homopolymeric runs of nucleotides were commonly found in genes encoding the biosynthesis or modification of surface structures, or in closely linked genes of unknown function.
Complete genome sequence of the model actinomycete Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2)
The 8,667,507 base pair linear chromosome of Streptomyces coelicolor is reported, containing the largest number of genes so far discovered in a bacterium.
Genome sequence of Yersinia pestis, the causative agent of plague
The evidence of ongoing genome fluidity, expansion and decay suggests Y. pestis is a pathogen that has undergone large-scale genetic flux and provides a unique insight into the ways in which new and highly virulent pathogens evolve.
Complete genome sequence of a multiple drug resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi CT18
The genome sequence is sequenced of a S. typhi (CT18) that is resistant to multiple drugs, revealing the presence of hundreds of insertions and deletions compared with the Escherichia coli genome, ranging in size from single genes to large islands.
ACT: the Artemis comparison tool
The Artemis Comparison Tool (ACT) allows an interactive visualisation of comparisons between complete genome sequences and associated annotations and so inherits powerful searching and analysis tools.
The genome sequence of Schizosaccharomyces pombe
The genome of fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe), which contains the smallest number of protein-coding genes yet recorded for a eukaryote, is sequenced and highly conserved genes important for eukARYotic cell organization including those required for the cytoskeleton, compartmentation, cell-cycle control, proteolysis, protein phosphorylation and RNA splicing are identified.
Life with 6000 Genes
The genome of the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae has been completely sequenced through a worldwide collaboration and provides information about the higher order organization of yeast's 16 chromosomes and allows some insight into their evolutionary history.