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Genome evolution of Wolbachia strain wPip from the Culex pipiens group.

Abstract:

The obligate intracellular bacterium Wolbachia pipientis strain wPip induces cytoplasmic incompatibility (CI), patterns of crossing sterility, in the Culex pipiens group of mosquitoes. The complete sequence is presented of the 1.48-Mbp genome of wPip which encodes 1386 coding sequences (CDSs), representing the first genome sequence of a B-supergroup Wolbachia. Comparisons were made with the smaller genomes of Wolbachia strains wMel of Drosophila melanogaster, an A-supergroup Wolbachia that is...

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10.1093/molbev/msn133

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Klasson, L More by this author
Sebaihia, M More by this author
Sanders, MJ More by this author
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Journal:
Molecular biology and evolution
Volume:
25
Issue:
9
Pages:
1877-1887
Publication date:
2008-09-05
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EISSN:
1537-1719
ISSN:
0737-4038
URN:
uuid:e568e6e6-9676-4c76-a595-681cd62dbc3e
Source identifiers:
163866
Local pid:
pubs:163866

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