The Dynamics of Genetic Interactions between Vibrio metoecus and Vibrio cholerae, Two Close Relatives Co-Occurring in the Environment

@article{Orata2015TheDO,
  title={The Dynamics of Genetic Interactions between Vibrio metoecus and Vibrio cholerae, Two Close Relatives Co-Occurring in the Environment},
  author={Fabini D. Orata and Paul C. Kirchberger and Rapha{\"e}l M{\'e}heust and E. Jed Barlow and Cheryl L. Tarr and Yan Boucher},
  journal={Genome Biology and Evolution},
  year={2015},
  volume={7},
  pages={2941 - 2954}
}
Vibrio metoecus is the closest relative of Vibrio cholerae, the causative agent of the potent diarrheal disease cholera. Although the pathogenic potential of this new species is yet to be studied in depth, it has been co-isolated with V. cholerae in coastal waters and found in clinical specimens in the United States. We used these two organisms to investigate the genetic interaction between closely related species in their natural environment. The genomes of 20 V. cholerae and 4 V. metoecus… 

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