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Comparative Genomics of Plant-Associated Pseudomonas spp.: Insights into Diversity and Inheritance of Traits Involved in Multitrophic Interactions
We provide here a comparative genome analysis of ten strains within the Pseudomonas fluorescens group including seven new genomic sequences. These strains exhibit a diverse spectrum of traitsExpand
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Inactivation of the GacA response regulator in Pseudomonas fluorescens Pf-5 has far-reaching transcriptomic consequences.
The GacS/GacA signal transduction system is a central regulator in Pseudomonas spp., including the biological control strain P. fluorescens Pf-5, in which GacS/GacA controls the production ofExpand
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Investigation of the human pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii under iron limiting conditions
BackgroundIron acquisition systems are important virulence factors in pathogenic bacteria. To identify these systems in Acinetobacter baumannii, the transcriptomic response of the completelyExpand
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TransportDB 2.0: a database for exploring membrane transporters in sequenced genomes from all domains of life
We have developed a bioinformatic pipeline to identify and annotate complete sets of transporters in any sequenced genome. Expand
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Adherence and motility characteristics of clinical Acinetobacter baumannii isolates.
Acinetobacter baumannii continues to be a major health problem especially in hospital settings. Herein, features that may play a role in persistence and disease potential were investigated in aExpand
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Hairpin-bisulfite PCR: Assessing epigenetic methylation patterns on complementary strands of individual DNA molecules
Epigenetic inheritance, the transmission of gene expression states from parent to daughter cells, often involves methylation of DNA. In eukaryotes, cytosine methylation is a frequent component ofExpand
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Genome Degradation in Brucella ovis Corresponds with Narrowing of Its Host Range and Tissue Tropism
Brucella ovis is a veterinary pathogen associated with epididymitis in sheep. Despite its genetic similarity to the zoonotic pathogens B. abortus, B. melitensis and B. suis, B. ovis does not causeExpand
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Structural and functional analysis of the type III secretion system from Pseudomonas fluorescens Q8r1-96.
Pseudomonas fluorescens Q8r1-96 represents a group of rhizosphere strains responsible for the suppressiveness of agricultural soils to take-all disease of wheat. It produces the antibioticExpand
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Transcriptomic and biochemical analyses identify a family of chlorhexidine efflux proteins
Significance Drug resistance is an increasing problem in clinical settings with some bacterial pathogens now resistant to virtually all available drugs. Chlorhexidine is a commonly used antisepticExpand
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The Complete Genome and Phenome of a Community-Acquired Acinetobacter baumannii
Many sequenced strains of Acinetobacter baumannii are established nosocomial pathogens capable of resistance to multiple antimicrobials. Community-acquired A. baumannii in contrast, comprise a minorExpand
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