The genome of Mycobacterium africanum West African 2 reveals a lineage-specific locus and genome erosion common to the M. tuberculosis complex

SD Bentley, I Comas, JM Bryant, D Walker, NH Smith, SR Harris, S Thurston, S Gagneux, J Wood, M Antonio, MA Quail, F Gehre, RA Adegbola, J Parkhill, BC de Jong

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Original languageEnglish
JournalPLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)e1552
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Bacterial diseases
  • Tuberculosis
  • Mycobacterium africanum
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex
  • Phenotyping
  • Sequencing
  • Genetics
  • Strains
  • Genomics
  • Pseudogenes
  • Phylogeography
  • Africa-West

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