Comparative Sequencing Study Sheds Light on Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Evolution | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK  (GenomeWeb) — Researchers at the University of Alabama, Birmingham have sequenced and compared 15 strains of the pathogen Mycoplasma pneumoniae to gain a better understanding of the physiology and pathogenicity of the bacterium. 

Their work, reported earlier this month in BMC Genomics, suggested, among other findings, that the bacterium's genome seems to be more stable than previously thought. 

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