Gene organization of the dnaA region of Wolbachia

Ling Sun, Alekos Babaratsas, Charalambos Savakis, Scott Leslie O'Neill, K Bourtzis

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The dnaA region of Wolbachia, an intracellular bacterial parasite of insects, is unique. A glnA cognate was found upstream of the dnaA gene, while neither of the two open reading frames detected downstream of dnaA has any homologue in the database. This unusual gene arrangement may reflect requirements associated with the unique ecological niche this agent occupies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4708 - 4710
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Bacteriology
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

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