A Comprehensive Survey of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) across Mycobacterium bovis Strains and M. bovis BCG Vaccine Strains Refines the Genealogy and Defines a Minimal Set of SNPs That Separate Virulent M. bovis Strains and M. bovis BCG Strains
M Carmen Garcia Pelayo, Swapna Uplekar, Andrew Keniry, Pablo Mendoza Lopez, Thierry Garnier, Javier Nunez Garcia, Laura Boschiroli, Xiangmei Zhou, Julian Parkhill, Noel Smith, R Glyn Hewinson, Stewart T Cole, Stephen V Gordon
Infection and Immunity | AMER SOC MICROBIOLOGY | Published : 2009
Awarded by Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Awarded by BBSRC
This work was funded by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (project SE3224); the Fondation Raoul Follereau; the Wellcome Trust; and SystemsX.ch. Xiangmei Zhou was funded by BBSRC grant CPA1497, "Genomic and Post-genomics of Salmonella and Mycobacterium as paradigms of intracellular pathogens," awarded to Paul Barrow, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.We also thank one anonymous referee for helpful comments.