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Research Article

Chlamydiae Has Contributed at Least 55 Genes to Plantae with Predominantly Plastid Functions

  • Ahmed Moustafa equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Ahmed Moustafa, Adrian Reyes-Prieto

    Affiliations: Interdisciplinary Program in Genetics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America, Department of Biological Sciences and Roy J. Carver Center for Comparative Genomics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Adrian Reyes-Prieto equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Ahmed Moustafa, Adrian Reyes-Prieto

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences and Roy J. Carver Center for Comparative Genomics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Debashish Bhattacharya mail

    debashi-bhattacharya@uiowa.edu

    Affiliations: Interdisciplinary Program in Genetics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America, Department of Biological Sciences and Roy J. Carver Center for Comparative Genomics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

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  • Published: May 21, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0002205

About the Authors

Ahmed Moustafa, Debashish Bhattacharya
Interdisciplinary Program in Genetics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America
Ahmed Moustafa, Adrian Reyes-Prieto, Debashish Bhattacharya
Department of Biological Sciences and Roy J. Carver Center for Comparative Genomics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: debashi-bhattacharya@uiowa.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DB AM AR. Analyzed the data: DB AM AR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AM. Wrote the paper: DB AM. Other: Performed the phylogenetic analyses: AR AM. Supervised the project: DB.