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Metabolic Networks of Sodalis glossinidius: A Systems Biology Approach to Reductive Evolution

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Title
Metabolic Networks of Sodalis glossinidius: A Systems Biology Approach to Reductive Evolution
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PLoS ONE, January 2012
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0030652
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Eugeni Belda, Francisco J. Silva, Juli Peretó, Andrés Moya

Abstract

Genome reduction is a common evolutionary process affecting bacterial lineages that establish symbiotic or pathogenic associations with eukaryotic hosts. Such associations yield highly reduced genomes with greatly streamlined metabolic abilities shaped by the type of ecological association with the host. Sodalis glossinidius, the secondary endosymbiont of tsetse flies, represents one of the few complete genomes available of a bacterium at the initial stages of this process. In the present study, genome reduction is studied from a systems biology perspective through the reconstruction and functional analysis of genome-scale metabolic networks of S. glossinidius.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 2 3%
Netherlands 1 1%
Unknown 66 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 28%
Researcher 13 19%
Student > Bachelor 11 16%
Student > Master 7 10%
Other 4 6%
Other 15 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 38 55%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 13 19%
Unspecified 4 6%
Environmental Science 3 4%
Engineering 3 4%
Other 8 12%

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