Gene and genome trees conflict at many levels

Haggerty, Leanne S., Martin, Fergal J., Fitzpatrick, David A. and McInerney, James O. (2009) Gene and genome trees conflict at many levels. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 364 1527: 2209-2219. doi:10.1098/rstb.2009.0042

Author Haggerty, Leanne S.
Martin, Fergal J.
Fitzpatrick, David A.
McInerney, James O.
Title Gene and genome trees conflict at many levels
Journal name Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0962-8436
Publication date 2009-08
Year available 2009
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1098/rstb.2009.0042
Volume 364
Issue 1527
Start page 2209
End page 2219
Total pages 11
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher The Royal Society Publishing
Collection year 2010
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Horizontal gene transfer (HGT) plays a significant role in microbial evolution. It can accelerate the adaptation of an organism, it can generate new metabolic pathways and it can completely remodel an organism's genome. We examine 27 closely related genomes from the YESS group of gamma proteobacteria and a variety of four-taxon datasets from a diverse range of prokaryotes in order to explore the kinds of effects HGT has had on these organisms.
Keyword Phylogeny
Enteroinvasive Escherichia Coli
16S Ribosomal RNA
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering Publications
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