Genome sequence of Yersinia pestis, the causative agent of plague

Abstract

The Gram-negative bacterium Yersinia pestis is the causative agent of the systemic invasive infectious disease classically referred to as plague, and has been responsible for three human pandemics: the Justinian plague (sixth to eighth centuries), the Black Death (fourteenth to nineteenth centuries) and modern plague (nineteenth century to the present day… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/35097083

3 Figures and Tables

Topics

  • Blog articles referencing this paper

  • Presentations referencing similar topics