Patho-genetics of Clostridium chauvoei.

  title={Patho-genetics of Clostridium chauvoei.},
  author={Joachim Frey and Laurent Falquet},
  journal={Research in microbiology},
  volume={166 4},
The genomic sequence of Clostridium chauvoei, the etiological agent of blackleg, a severe disease of ruminants with high mortality specified by a myonecrosis reveals a chromosome of 2.8 million base-pairs and a cryptic plasmid of 5.5 kilo base-pairs. The chromosome contains the main pathways like glycolysis/gluconeogenesis, sugar metabolism, purine and pyrimidine metabolisms, but the notable absence of genes of the citric acid cycle and deficient or partially deficient amino acid metabolism for… CONTINUE READING


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