Does RecA have a role in Borrelia recurrentis?

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Cutler, Sally J.; Rinky, I. J.; Bonilla, E. M.;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Elsevier for European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • Journal: Clinical Microbiology and Infection,volume 17,issue 2,pages195-197 (issn: 1198-743X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2010.03249.x
  • Subject: Infectious Diseases | Microbiology (medical)

Genomic sequencing of two relapsing fever spirochaetes showed truncation of recA in Borrelia recurrentis, but not in Borrelia duttonii. RecA has an important role among bacteria; we investigated whether this characteristic was representative of B. recurrentis, or an art... View more
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