Comparative genomics reveals what makes an enterobacterial plant pathogen.

  title={Comparative genomics reveals what makes an enterobacterial plant pathogen.},
  author={Ian K. Toth and Leighton Pritchard and Paul R. J. Birch},
  journal={Annual review of phytopathology},
The bacterial family Enterobacteriaceae contains some of the most devastating human and animal pathogens, including Escherichia coli, Salmonella enterica and species of Yersinia and Shigella. These are among the best-studied of any organisms, yet there is much to be learned about the nature and evolution of interactions with their hosts and with the wider environment. Comparative and functional genomics have fundamentally improved our understanding of their modes of adaptation to different… CONTINUE READING
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