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Comparative analysis of essential genes and nonessential genes in Escherichia coli K12.

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Genes can be classified as essential or nonessential based on their indispensability for a living organism. Previous researches have suggested that essential genes evolve more slowly than nonessential genes and the impact of gene dispensability on a gene's evolutionary rate is not as strong as expected. However, findings have not been consistent and evidence is controversial regarding the relationship between the gene indispensability and the rate of gene evolution. Understanding how differen...

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10.1007/s00438-007-0298-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Journal:
Molecular genetics and genomics : MGG
Volume:
279
Issue:
1
Pages:
87-94
Publication date:
2008-01-05
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EISSN:
1617-4623
ISSN:
1617-4615
URN:
uuid:c41fcf65-5b95-4d82-b777-2ea08584bb30
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186176
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pubs:186176

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