Sporulation genes in members of the low G+C Gram-type-positive phylogenetic branch (Firmicutes)

  title={Sporulation genes in members of the low G+C Gram-type-positive phylogenetic branch (Firmicutes)},
  author={R. Onyenwoke and J. Brill and Kamyar Farahi and J. Wiegel},
  journal={Archives of Microbiology},
  • R. Onyenwoke, J. Brill, +1 author J. Wiegel
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Archives of Microbiology
  • Endospore formation is a specific property found within bacteria belonging to the Gram-type-positive low G+C mol% branch (Firmicutes) of a phylogenetic tree based on 16S rRNA genes. Within the Gram-type-positive bacteria, endospore-formers and species without observed spore formation are widely intermingled. In the present study, a previously reported experimental method (PCR and Southern hybridization assays) and analysis of genome sequences from 52 bacteria and archaea representing… CONTINUE READING

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