Management of multipartite genomes: the Vibrio cholerae model.

@article{Val2014ManagementOM,
  title={Management of multipartite genomes: the Vibrio cholerae model.},
  author={M B Val and Alfonso Soler-Bistu{\'e} and Michael Jason Bland and Didier Mazel},
  journal={Current opinion in microbiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={22},
  pages={120-6}
}
A minority of bacterial species has been found to carry a genome divided among several chromosomes. Among these, all Vibrio species harbor a genome split into two chromosomes of uneven size, with distinctive replication origins whose replication firing involves common and specific factors. Most of our current knowledge on replication and segregation in multi-chromosome bacteria has come from the study of Vibrio cholerae, which is now the model organism for this field. It has been firmly… CONTINUE READING
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