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 2. Graphic overview of sequences related to virulence plasmid pO113 in the plasmids ColIb-P9 and pO157. The overview was generated by ACT (www.sanger.ac.uk); related sequences are indicated as boxes between the horizontal bars representing each of the plasmid sequences. Similarity between sequences was established by using TBLASTX with the pO113 sequence as the subject and either ColIb-P9 or pO157 as the query sequence. Blue indicates that open reading frames occur in the same order; red indicates a DNA inversion.
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