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A North American Yersinia pestis Draft Genome Sequence: SNPs and Phylogenetic Analysis

  • Jeffrey W. Touchman equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jeffrey W. Touchman, David M. Wagner

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: jtouchman@tgen.org

    Affiliations: The Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, Ariziona, United States of America, The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariziona, United States of America

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  • David M. Wagner equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jeffrey W. Touchman, David M. Wagner

    Affiliation: Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Ariziona, United States of America

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  • Jicheng Hao,

    Affiliation: The Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, Ariziona, United States of America

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  • Stephen D. Mastrian,

    Affiliation: The Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, Ariziona, United States of America

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  • Maulik K. Shah,

    Affiliation: The Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, Ariziona, United States of America

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  • Amy J. Vogler,

    Affiliation: Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Ariziona, United States of America

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  • Christopher J. Allender,

    Affiliation: Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Ariziona, United States of America

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  • Erin A. Clark,

    Affiliation: The Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, Ariziona, United States of America

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  • Debbie S. Benitez,

    Affiliation: The Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, Ariziona, United States of America

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  • David J. Youngkin,

    Affiliation: The Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, Ariziona, United States of America

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  • Jessica M. Girard,

    Affiliation: Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Ariziona, United States of America

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  • Raymond K. Auerbach,

    Affiliation: Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Ariziona, United States of America

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  • Stephen M. Beckstrom-Sternberg,

    Affiliations: The Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, Ariziona, United States of America, Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Ariziona, United States of America

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  • Paul Keim

    Affiliations: The Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, Ariziona, United States of America, Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Ariziona, United States of America

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  • Published: February 21, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000220

About the Authors

Jeffrey W. Touchman, Jicheng Hao, Stephen D. Mastrian, Maulik K. Shah, Erin A. Clark, Debbie S. Benitez, David J. Youngkin, Stephen M. Beckstrom-Sternberg, Paul Keim
The Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, Ariziona, United States of America
Jeffrey W. Touchman
The Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariziona, United States of America
David M. Wagner, Amy J. Vogler, Christopher J. Allender, Jessica M. Girard, Raymond K. Auerbach, Stephen M. Beckstrom-Sternberg, Paul Keim
Center for Microbial Genetics and Genomics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Ariziona, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jtouchman@tgen.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PK JT DW SB. Performed the experiments: AV CA JH SM EC DB DY. Analyzed the data: JT DW JG RA JH MS SB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AV CA. Wrote the paper: PK JT DW.