Bentley Leads Sanger in Attack on Whipplei | GenomeWeb

Its genome may be puny compared to those of other organisms being sequenced, but the bacteria Tropheryma whipplei gives Stephen Bentley undeniable enthusiasm.

Bentley led the team, which included members from Sanger, Stanford, the University of Birmingham and the University of Heidelberg, to sequence T. whipplei, an intestine-dwelling bug that causes Whipple’s disease.

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