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Research Article

Evolutionary Dynamics of the Accessory Genome of Listeria monocytogenes

  • Henk C. den Bakker mail,

    hcd5@cornell.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Christopher A. Desjardins,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Allison D. Griggs,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Joseph E. Peters,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Qiandong Zeng,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Sarah K. Young,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Chinnappa D. Kodira,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Chandri Yandava,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Theresa A. Hepburn,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Current address: CLC Bio, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Brian J. Haas,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Bruce W. Birren,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Martin Wiedmann

    Affiliation: Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: June 25, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067511

About the Authors

Henk C. den Bakker, Martin Wiedmann
Department of Food Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America
Christopher A. Desjardins, Allison D. Griggs, Qiandong Zeng, Sarah K. Young, Chinnappa D. Kodira, Chandri Yandava, Theresa A. Hepburn, Brian J. Haas, Bruce W. Birren
The Broad Institute, Massachusetts, United States of America
Joseph E. Peters
Department of Microbiology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: hcd5@cornell.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HCdB CAD BJH BWB MW. Performed the experiments: SKY TAH QZ CDK CY. Analyzed the data: HCdB CAD ADG JEP. Wrote the paper: HCdB CAD BJH JEP MW.