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  • Insights into the evolutionary history of tubercle bacilli as disclosed by genetic rearrangements within a PE_PGRS duplicated gene pair 

    Karboul, Anis; Gey van Pittius, Nicolaas C.; Namouchi, Amine; Vincent, Veronique; Sola, Christophe; Rastogi, Nalin; Suffys, Philip; Fabre, Michel; Cataldi, Angel; Huard, Richard C.; Kurepina, Natalia; Kreiswirth, Barry; Ho, John L.; Gutierrez, M. Cristina; Mardassi, Helmi (BioMed Central, 2006-12)
    Background: The highly homologous PE_PGRS (Proline-glutamic acid_polymorphic GC-rich repetitive sequence) genes are members of the PE multigene family which is found only in mycobacteria. PE genes are particularly abundant ...

  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex genetic diversity : mining the fourth international spoligotyping database (SpolDB4) for classification, population genetics and epidemiology 

    Brudey, Karine; Driscoll, Jeffrey R.; Rigouts, Leen; Prodinger, Wolfgang M.; Gori, Andrea; Al-Hajoj, Sahal A. M.; Allix, Caroline; Aristimuno, Liselotte; Arora, Jyoti; Baumanis, Viesturs; Binder, Lothar; Cafrune, Patricia; Cataldi, Angel; Cheong, Soonfatt; Diel, Roland; Ellermeier, Christopher; Evans, Jason T.; Fauville-Dufaux, Maryse; Ferdinand, Severine; Garcia de Viedma, Dario; Garzelli, Carlo; Gazzola, Lidia; Gomes, Harrison M.; Gutierrez, M. Cristina; Hawkey, Peter M.; van Helden, Paul D.; Kadival, Gurujaj V.; Kreiswirth, Barry N.; Kremer, Kristin; Kubin, Milan; Kulkarni, Savita P.; Liens, Benjamin; Lillebaek, Troels; Ly, Ho Minh; Martin, Carlos; Martin, Christian; Mokrousov, Igor; Narvskaia, Olga; Ngeow, Yun Fong; Naumann, Ludmilla; Niemann, Stefan; Parwati, Ida; Rahim, Mohammad Z.; Rasolofo-Razanamparany, Voahangy; Rasolonavalona, Tiana; Rossetti, M. Lucia; Rusch-Gerdes, Sabine; Sajduda, Anna; Samper, Sofia; Shemyakin, Igor; Singh, Urvashi B.; Somoskovi, Akos; Skuce, Robin; van Soolingen, Dick; Streicher, Elisabeth M.; Suffys, Philip N.; Tortoli, Enrico; Tracevska, Tatjana; Vincent, Veronique; Victor, Tommie C.; Warren, Robin; Yap, Sook Fan; Zaman, Kadiza; Portaels, Francoise; Rastogi, Nalin; Sola, Christophe (2006-03)
    Background: The Direct Repeat locus of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTC) is a member of the CRISPR (Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats) sequences family. Spoligotyping is the widely used ...