WASHINGTON, Jan 25 - The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has announced the sequencing of a strain of Escherichia coli bacteria responsible for deadly outbreaks of food poisoning. The results of the project will be published Thursday in Nature .

The sequence was completed using the shotgun approach, which the publicly funded Human Genome Project previously insisted was inferior to its BAC-based method.

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