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Comparative genomics of the core and accessory genomes of 48 Sinorhizobium strains comprising five genospecies

Masayuki Sugawara1, Brendan Epstein12, Brian D Badgley1, Tatsuya Unno1, Lei Xu1, Jennifer Reese12, Prasad Gyaneshwar3, Roxanne Denny2, Joann Mudge4, Arvind K Bharti4, Andrew D Farmer4, Gregory D May4, Jimmy E Woodward4, Claudine Médigue5, David Vallenet5, Aurélie Lajus5, Zoé Rouy5, Betsy Martinez-Vaz6, Peter Tiffin2, Nevin D Young27 and Michael J Sadowsky18*

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1 BioTechnology Institute, 1479 Gortner Ave, 140 Gortner Labs, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA

2 Department of Plant Biology, 250 Biological Sciences, 1445 Gortner Ave, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA

3 Department of Biological Sciences, 3209 N. Maryland Ave, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA

4 National Center for Genome Resources, 2935 Rodeo Park Drive East, Santa Fe, NM 87505, USA

5 CNRS, UMR8030 & UEVE, Université d'Evry & CEA/DSV/IG/Genoscope, Laboratoire d'Analyses Bioinformatiques pour la Génomique et le Métabolisme, Centre National de Séquençage, 2 rue Gaston Crémieux CP5706 91057, Evry cedex, France

6 Department of Biology, MS-B1807, 1536 Hewitt Avenue, Hamline University, St Paul, MN 55104, USA

7 Department of Plant Pathology, 495 Borlaug Hall, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA

8 Department of Soil, Water, & Climate, 491 Borlaug Hall, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA

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Genome Biology 2013, 14:R17  doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-2-r17

Published: 20 February 2013

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