Bacterial Genomes

Abstract

The genomes of a number of bacterial species have been fully sequenced. Analyses of these genomes are providing useful insights into the evolution and functioning of diverse bacteria and bacterial pathogens.

Keywords: bacteria; microorganisms; pathogens

Figure 1.

Functional distribution of genes for the bacterium Aquifex aeolicus VF5.

Figure 2.

Functional distribution of genes for the bacterium Thermotoga maritima MSB8.

Figure 3.

Functional distribution of genes for the bacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.

Figure 4.

Functional distribution of genes for the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae KW20.

Figure 5.

Functional distribution of genes for the bacterium Mycoplasma genitalium G‐37KW20.

Figure 6.

Functional distribution of genes for the bacterium Treponema pallidum Nichols.

Figure 7.

Functional distribution of genes for the bacterium Helicobacter pylori 26695.

Figure 8.

Functional distribution of genes for the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis CSU 93.

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Atlas, Ronald M, Drell, Daniel, and Fraser, Claire(Apr 2001) Bacterial Genomes. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0000446]