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The source of laterally transferred genes in bacterial genomes

Vincent Daubin12*, Emmanuelle Lerat1 and Guy Perrière1

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1 Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Evolutive, UMR CNRS 5558, Université Claude Bernard - Lyon 1, 43 Bd. du 11 Novembre 1918, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France

2 Current address: c/o Ochman, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, 233 Life Sciences South, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA

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Genome Biology 2003, 4:R57  doi:10.1186/gb-2003-4-9-r57

Published: 21 August 2003

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Additional data file 1:

A list of the acquired genes in three groups of closely related bacteria

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