Extrachromosomal DNA of the symbiont Sodalis glossinidius

TitleExtrachromosomal DNA of the symbiont Sodalis glossinidius
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsDarby, AC, Lagnel J, Matthew CZ, Bourtzis K, Maudlin I, Welburn SC
JournalJournal of Bacteriology
Volume187
Pages5003-5007
Abstract

The extrachromosomal DNA of Sodalis glossinidius from two tsetse fly species was sequenced and contained four circular elements: three plasmids, pSG1 (82 kb), pSG2 (27 kb), and pSG4 (11 kb), and a bacteriophage-like pSG3 (19 kb) element. The information suggests S. glossinidius is evolving towards an obligate association with tsetse flies.

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