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Large scale variation in Enterococcus faecalis illustrated by the genome analysis of strain OG1RF

Agathe Bourgogne12, Danielle A Garsin3, Xiang Qin4, Kavindra V Singh12, Jouko Sillanpaa12, Shailaja Yerrapragada4, Yan Ding4, Shannon Dugan-Rocha4, Christian Buhay4, Hua Shen4, Guan Chen4, Gabrielle Williams4, Donna Muzny4, Arash Maadani3, Kristina A Fox3, Jason Gioia4, Lei Chen4, Yue Shang4, Cesar A Arias12, Sreedhar R Nallapareddy12, Meng Zhao12, Vittal P Prakash12, Shahreen Chowdhury12, Huaiyang Jiang4, Richard A Gibbs45, Barbara E Murray123*, Sarah K Highlander46 and George M Weinstock456

Author Affiliations

1 Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA

2 Center for the Study of Emerging and Re-emerging Pathogens, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA

3 Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77030, USA

4 Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA

5 Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA

6 Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA

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Genome Biology 2008, 9:R110  doi:10.1186/gb-2008-9-7-r110

Published: 8 July 2008

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Additional data file 1:

OG1RF locus tag, location in the genome, and definition are given.

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Additional data file 2:

Genes encoding proteins with a WxL domain in OG1RF and/or V583.

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Additional data file 3:

Results of the mouse peritonitis model using OG1RF and V583, with the statistical analysis.

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Additional data file 4:

The significant primers used in this study.

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