Whole genomic sequence analysis of Bacillus infantis: defining the genetic blueprint of strain NRRL B-14911, an emerging cardiopathogenic microbe

@article{Massilamany2016WholeGS,
  title={Whole genomic sequence analysis of Bacillus infantis: defining the genetic blueprint of strain NRRL B-14911, an emerging cardiopathogenic microbe},
  author={Chandirasegaran Massilamany and Akram Mohammed and John Dustin Loy and Tanya J Purvis and Bharathi Krishnan and Rakesh H. Basavalingappa and Christy M. Kelley and Chittibabu Guda and Raúl G. Barletta and Etsuko N. Moriyama and Timothy P. L. Smith and Jay Reddy},
  journal={BMC Genomics},
  year={2016},
  volume={17}
}
BackgroundWe recently reported the identification of Bacillus sp. NRRL B-14911 that induces heart autoimmunity by generating cardiac-reactive T cells through molecular mimicry. This marine bacterium was originally isolated from the Gulf of Mexico, but no associations with human diseases were reported. Therefore, to characterize its biological and medical significance, we sought to determine and analyze the complete genome sequence of Bacillus sp. NRRL B-14911.ResultsBased on the phylogenetic… 
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