The 160-kilobase genome of the bacterial endosymbiont Carsonella

Atsushi Nakabachi, Atsushi Yamashita, Hidehiro Toh, Hajime Ishikawa, Helen E. Dunbar, Nancy A. Moran, Masahira Hattori

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Abstract

Although densely packed with genes, the tiny genome of an insect symbiont lacks some genes for essential functions, suggesting that it may be evolving into an organelle.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267
Number of pages1
JournalScience
Volume314
Issue number5797
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Oct 13
Externally publishedYes

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Insect Genome
Bacterial Genomes
Essential Genes
Organelles
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Nakabachi, A., Yamashita, A., Toh, H., Ishikawa, H., Dunbar, H. E., Moran, N. A., & Hattori, M. (2006). The 160-kilobase genome of the bacterial endosymbiont Carsonella. Science, 314(5797), 267. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1134196

The 160-kilobase genome of the bacterial endosymbiont Carsonella. / Nakabachi, Atsushi; Yamashita, Atsushi; Toh, Hidehiro; Ishikawa, Hajime; Dunbar, Helen E.; Moran, Nancy A.; Hattori, Masahira.

In: Science, Vol. 314, No. 5797, 13.10.2006, p. 267.

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Nakabachi, A, Yamashita, A, Toh, H, Ishikawa, H, Dunbar, HE, Moran, NA & Hattori, M 2006, 'The 160-kilobase genome of the bacterial endosymbiont Carsonella', Science, vol. 314, no. 5797, pp. 267. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1134196
Nakabachi A, Yamashita A, Toh H, Ishikawa H, Dunbar HE, Moran NA et al. The 160-kilobase genome of the bacterial endosymbiont Carsonella. Science. 2006 Oct 13;314(5797):267. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1134196
Nakabachi, Atsushi ; Yamashita, Atsushi ; Toh, Hidehiro ; Ishikawa, Hajime ; Dunbar, Helen E. ; Moran, Nancy A. ; Hattori, Masahira. / The 160-kilobase genome of the bacterial endosymbiont Carsonella. In: Science. 2006 ; Vol. 314, No. 5797. pp. 267.
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