Evolutionary dynamics of the Yersinia enterocolitica complex

REUTER, S., 2011. Evolutionary dynamics of the Yersinia enterocolitica complex. PhD, Nottingham Trent University.

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Abstract

The genus Yersinia consists of a heterogeneous collection of organisms, comprising the highly pathogenic species Yersinia pestis, enteropathogens Yersinia pseudotuberculosis and Yersinia enterocolitica as well as environmental species. The evolutionary history of Y. pestis has been well documented, but information on the evolutionary relationship between the other Yersiniae is less characterized. Y. enterocolitica is a diverse species classed into six different biotypes (BT), but only a single genome sequence for high-pathogenic BT 1B was available at the start of the project.

Item Type: Thesis
Description: Collaborating establishment: Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge
Creators: Reuter, S.
Date: 2011
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Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 09:35
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2015 09:35
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/295

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