NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A comparative genomics study is providing new insights into the processes that lead to enterohemorrhagic forms of Escherichia coli.

Japanese researchers sequenced the genomes of three enterohemorrhagic E. coli, or EHEC, strains and compared these newly sequenced genomes with the genomes of two EHEC O157:H7 strains and 21 strains of Shigella or non-EHEC E. coli.

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