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Research Article

The Association of Virulence Factors with Genomic Islands

  • Shannan J. Ho Sui equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Shannan J. Ho Sui, Amber Fedynak

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Amber Fedynak equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Shannan J. Ho Sui, Amber Fedynak

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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  • William W. L. Hsiao,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

    Current address: Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Morgan G. I. Langille,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Fiona S. L. Brinkman mail

    brinkman@sfu.ca

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Published: December 01, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008094

About the Authors

Shannan J. Ho Sui, Amber Fedynak, William W. L. Hsiao, Morgan G. I. Langille, Fiona S. L. Brinkman
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: brinkman@sfu.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SJHS AF WWLH MGIL FSLB. Performed the experiments: SJHS AF. Analyzed the data: SJHS AF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WWLH MGIL. Wrote the paper: SJHS AF FSLB.