Chan et al. (2011) J. Bacteriol. First published online May 27.

Lateral transfer of genes and gene fragments in Staphylococcus extends beyond mobile elements

Cheong Xin Chan1,3, Robert G. Beiko2 and Mark A. Ragan1
1ARC Centre of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
2Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, 6050 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 1W5
3Present address: Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, U.S.A.

DATA: Protein and DNA alignments, phylogenetic trees
Protein alignments of Staphylococcal gene sets (1,354) Download (.zip, 1.3MB)
DNA alignments of Staphylococcal gene sets (1,354; identical sequences removed) Download (.zip, 3.0MB)
Phylogenetic trees of Staphylococcal gene sets reconstructed using MRBAYES (1,034)
(excluding 320 trees in which evidence of fragmentary genetic transfer was inferred)
Download (.zip, 4.0MB)

Citation: Chan CX, Beiko RG and Ragan MA (2011) Lateral transfer of genes and gene fragments in Staphylococcus extends beyond mobile elements. Jou rnal of Bacteriology, in press. doi:10.1128/JB.01524-10

©2010 Cheong Xin Chan, Robert Beiko and Mark Ragan. Last updated June 3, 2011. We thank Cas Simons for making this site available.