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    Week 5A

    Tuesday February 16


    Horizontal gene transfer and the bacterial species concept.

    Download file "Gen677_Week5a_HGT_2012.ppt"


    REQUIRED READING:
    Ochman et al. Nature 2000. Lateral gene transfer and the nature of bacterial innovation.
    Download file "Ochman_LatTranferReview_2000.pdf"

    Mira et al. Int Microbiol. 2010. The bacterial pan-genome: a new paradigm in microbiology.
    Download file "Mira_PanGenomeReview2010.pdf"

    SUGGESTED READING:

    Koonin. 2009. J. Biol
    Download file "koonin_jbiol159.pdf"

    Keeley & Palmer. 2009. Nat Gen Rev. Horizontal gene transfer in eukaryotic evolution.
    Download file "Keeley_Palmer_EukHGT.pdf"