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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Swine and poultry pathogens: the complete genome sequences of two strains of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and a strain of Mycoplasma synoviae
Author: Vasconcelos, ATR
Ferreira, HB
Bizarro, CV
Bonatto, SL
Carvalho, MO
Pinto, PM
Almeida, DF
Almeida, LGP
Almeida, R
Alves, L
Assuncao, EN
Azevedo, VAC
Bogo, MR
Brigido, MM
Brocchi, M
Burity, HA
Camargo, AA
Camargo, SS
Carepo, MS
Carraro, DM
Cascardo, JCD
Castro, LA
Cavalcanti, G
Chemale, G
Collevatti, RG
Cunha, CW
Dallagiovanna, B
Dambros, BP
Dellagostin, OA
Falcao, C
Fantinatti-Garboggini, F
Felipe, MSS
Fiorentin, L
Franco, GR
Freitas, NSA
Frias, D
Grangeiro, TB
Grisard, EC
Guimares, CT
Hungria, M
Jardim, SN
Krieger, MA
Laurino, JP
Lima, LFA
Lopes, MI
Loreto, ELS
Madeira, HMF
Manfio, GP
Maranhao, AQ
Martinkovics, CT
Medeiros, SRB
Moreira, MAM
Neiva, M
Ramalho-Neto, CE
Nicolas, MF
Oliveira, SC
Paixao, RFC
Pedrosa, FO
Pena, SDJ
Pereira, M
Pereira-Ferrari, L
Piffer, I
Pinto, LS
Potrich, DP
Salim, ACM
Santos, FR
Schmitt, R
Schneider, MPC
Schrank, A
Schrank, IS
Schuck, AF
Seuanez, HN
Silva, DW
Silva, R
Silva, SC
Soares, CMA
Souza, KRL
Souza, RC
Staats, CC
Steffens, MBR
Teixeira, SMR
Urmenyi, TP
Vainstein, MH
Zuccherato, LW
Simpson, AJG
Zaha, A
Abstract: This work reports the results of analyses of three complete mycoplasma genomes, a pathogenic (7448) and a nonpathogenic (J) strain of the swine pathogen Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and a strain of the avian pathogen Mycoplasma synoviae; the genome sizes of the three strains were 920,079 bp, 897,405 bp, and 799,476 bp, respectively. These genomes were compared with other sequenced mycoplasma genomes reported in the literature to examine several aspects of mycoplasma evolution. Strain-specific regions, including integrative and conjugal elements, and genome rearrangements and alterations in adhesin sequences were observed in the M. hyopneumoniae strains, and all of these were potentially related to pathogenicity. Genomic comparisons revealed that reduction in genome size implied loss of redundant metabolic pathways, with maintenance of alternative routes in different species. Horizontal gene transfer was consistently observed between M. synoviae and Mycoplasma gallisepticum. Our analyses indicated a likely transfer event of hemagglutinin-coding DNA sequences from M. gallisepticum to M. synoviae.
Country: EUA
Editor: Amer Soc Microbiology
Citation: Journal Of Bacteriology. Amer Soc Microbiology, v. 187, n. 16, n. 5568, n. 5577, 2005.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1128/JB.187.16.5568-5577.2005
Date Issue: 2005
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