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Comparative and Functional Genomics
Volume 2009, Article ID 510270, 5 pages
Research Article

Evidence of Extensive Homologous Recombination in the Core Genome of Rickettsia

1Institute of Biomedical Informatics/Zhejiang Provincial Key Laboratory of Medical Genetics, Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou 325035, China
2Center for Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pennsylvania State University, PA 16802, USA

Received 3 February 2009; Accepted 11 April 2009

Academic Editor: James Thomas

Copyright © 2009 Jinyu Wu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary Table S1 shows 690 orthologous sets found in the 12 Rickettsia genomes using the Markov Clustering algorithm. Supplementary Table S2 shows a total of 194 core genes that were found to be prone to recombination, of which 60 gene sets were supported by four approaches and 45 gene sets could be identified by three methods.

  1. Supplementary Table S1
  2. Supplementary Table S2