Hinxton, UK, April 16 (GenomeWeb News) - Same species, different genome: this is the surprising finding from analyses of closely related strains of bacteria, reported in several different presentations at this week's Genomes 2004 conference organized by the Institute for Genomic Research and the Wellcome Trust, and held here at the Wellcome Trust Genome Center.

 

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