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Global spread and limited genetic variation are hallmarks of M. tuberculosis, the agent of human tuberculosis. In contrast, Mycobacterium canettii and related tubercle bacilli that also cause human tuberculosis and exhibit unusual smooth colony morphology are restricted to East Africa. Here, we sequenced and analyzed the whole genomes of five representative… (More)
Supplementary Fig. 1. Large genomic diversity of smooth tubercle bacilli (STB). AseI restriction fragments separated by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) of selected STB strains.