Shiga Toxin–producing Escherichia coli Strains Negative for Locus of Enterocyte Effacement
Hayley J. Newton1, Joan Sloan1, Dieter M. Bulach, Torsten Seemann, Cody C. Allison, Marija Tauschek, Roy M. Robins-Browne, James C. Paton, Thomas S. Whittam, Adrienne W. Paton, and Elizabeth L. Hartland
Author affiliations: Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (H.J. Newton, J. Sloan, D.M. Bulach, T. Seemann, C.C. Allison, E.L. Hartland); University of Melbourne, Melbourne (H.J. Newton, J. Sloan, M. Tauschek, R.M. Robins-Browne, E.L. Hartland); University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia (J.C. Paton, A.W. Paton); Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA (T.S. Whittam)
Figure 1. Circular map of virulence plasmid pO113 generated by using circular_diagram.pl (Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK) and Inkscape software (www.inkscape.org). The locations of proteins encoded on the leading and lagging strand are shown on the outer 2 rings. The colors indicate the assigned GenoList functional category (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France). The black ring indicates GC content, with high GC content outermost. The innermost ring shows GC skew.
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