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Swine and poultry pathogens: the complete genome sequences of two strains of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and a strain of Mycoplasma synoviae.
This work reports the results of analyses of three complete mycoplasma genomes, a pathogenic (7448) and a nonpathogenic (J) strain of the swine pathogen Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and a strain of theExpand
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The PII Superfamily Revised: A Novel Group and Evolutionary Insights
The PII proteins compose a superfamily of signal transducers with fundamental roles in the nitrogen metabolism of prokaryotic organisms. They act at different cellular targets, such as ammoniaExpand
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Genomic insights into the versatility of the plant growth-promoting bacterium Azospirillum amazonense
BackgroundThe species Azospirillum amazonense belongs to a well-known genus of plant growth-promoting bacteria. This bacterium is found in association with several crops of economic importance;Expand
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Influence of enrichment media and application of a PCR based method to detect Salmonella in poultry industry products and clinical samples.
To attempt the rapid detection of Salmonella enterica, we have coupled a culture procedure with PCR amplification of the genus-specific invE/invA genes. The method was applied to different kinds ofExpand
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Epidemiological aspects of clinical and environmental Cryptococcus neoformans isolates in the Brazilian state Rio Grande do Sul.
Cryptococcus neoformans is a pathogenic fungus that causes life-threatening meningoencephalitis in immunocompromised patients (HIV-positive patients), and lymphoproliferative disorders in patientsExpand
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Unravelling the Transcriptome Profile of the Swine Respiratory Tract Mycoplasmas
The swine respiratory ciliary epithelium is mainly colonized by Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, Mycoplasma flocculare and Mycoplasma hyorhinis. While colonization by M. flocculare is virtuallyExpand
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Unveiling Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Promoters: Sequence Definition and Genomic Distribution
Several Mycoplasma species have had their genome completely sequenced, including four strains of the swine pathogen Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. Nevertheless, little is known about the nucleotideExpand
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Molecular analysis of an integrative conjugative element, ICEH, present in the chromosome of different strains of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
Diversification of bacterial species and pathotypes is largely caused by lateral gene transfer (LGT) of diverse mobile DNA elements such as plasmids, phages, transposons and genomic islands. Thus,Expand
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The Plant Growth-Promoting Bacteria Azospirillum amazonense: Genomic Versatility and Phytohormone Pathway
The rhizosphere bacterium Azospirillum amazonense associates with plant roots to promote plant growth. Variation in replicon numbers and rearrangements is common among Azospirillum strains, andExpand
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Intrinsic terminators in Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae transcription
BackgroundMycoplasma hyopneumoniae, an important pathogen of swine, exhibits a low guanine and cytosine (GC) content genome. M. hyopneumoniae genome is organised in long transcriptional units andExpand
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