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The complete genome, comparative and functional analysis of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia reveals an organism heavily shielded by drug resistance determinants

Lisa C Crossman1, Virginia C Gould2, J Maxwell Dow3, Georgios S Vernikos1, Aki Okazaki2, Mohammed Sebaihia1, David Saunders1, Claire Arrowsmith1, Tim Carver1, Nicholas Peters1, Ellen Adlem1, Arnaud Kerhornou1, Angela Lord1, Lee Murphy1, Katharine Seeger1, Robert Squares1, Simon Rutter1, Michael A Quail1, Mari-Adele Rajandream1, David Harris1, Carol Churcher1, Stephen D Bentley1, Julian Parkhill1*, Nicholas R Thomson1 and Matthew B Avison2*

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1 Pathogen Sequencing Unit, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1SA, UK

2 Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, School of Medical Sciences, University Walk, Bristol, BS8 1TD, UK

3 Biomerit Research Centre, Department of Microbiology, Biosciences Institute, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland

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Genome Biology 2008, 9:R74  doi:10.1186/gb-2008-9-4-r74

Published: 17 April 2008

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Additional data file 1:

Shared genes between K279a and X. campestris, and the genes unique to K279a determined by reciprocal best match analysis.

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Additional data file 2:

Primer sequences used in the generation of gene knock-outs.

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