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De Novo Assembly of the Complete Genome of an Enhanced Electricity-Producing Variant of Geobacter sulfurreducens Using Only Short Reads

  • Harish Nagarajan,

    Affiliations: Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Graduate Program, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America, Department of Bioengineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Jessica E. Butler,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Anna Klimes,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Current address: Department of Physical and Biological Sciences, Western New England College, Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Yu Qiu,

    Affiliation: Department of Bioengineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Karsten Zengler,

    Affiliation: Department of Bioengineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Joy Ward,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Nelson D. Young,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Barbara A. Methé,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbial and Environmental Genomics, J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Bernhard Ø. Palsson,

    Affiliation: Department of Bioengineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Derek R. Lovley,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Christian L. Barrett mail

    cbarrett@ucsd.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Bioengineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Published: June 08, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010922
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Harish Nagarajan
Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Graduate Program, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
Harish Nagarajan, Yu Qiu, Karsten Zengler, Bernhard Ø. Palsson, Christian L. Barrett
Department of Bioengineering, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
Jessica E. Butler, Anna Klimes, Joy Ward, Nelson D. Young, Derek R. Lovley
Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America
Barbara A. Methé
Department of Microbial and Environmental Genomics, J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: cbarrett@ucsd.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HN CLB. Performed the experiments: HN AK JW CLB. Analyzed the data: HN JEB CLB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HN JEB AK YQ KZ JW NDY BAM BP DL CLB. Wrote the paper: HN JEB AK CLB.