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Research Article

Genetic and Physical Mapping of DNA Replication Origins in Haloferax volcanii

  • Cédric Norais equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Cédric Norais, Michelle Hawkins

    Affiliations: Institut de Génétique et Microbiologie, Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France, CNRS, UMR8621, Orsay, France

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  • Michelle Hawkins equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Cédric Norais, Michelle Hawkins

    Affiliation: Institute of Genetics, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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  • Amber L Hartman,

    Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    ¤ Current address: Departments of Evolution and Ecology and Medical Microbiology and Immunology, The Genome Center, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Jonathan A Eisen,

    Affiliation: The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

    ¤ Current address: Departments of Evolution and Ecology and Medical Microbiology and Immunology, The Genome Center, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • Hannu Myllykallio mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: hannu.myllykallio@igmors.u-psud.fr (HM); thorsten.allers@nottingham.ac.uk (TA)

    Affiliations: Institut de Génétique et Microbiologie, Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France, CNRS, UMR8621, Orsay, France

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  • Thorsten Allers mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: hannu.myllykallio@igmors.u-psud.fr (HM); thorsten.allers@nottingham.ac.uk (TA)

    Affiliation: Institute of Genetics, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom

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  • Published: May 18, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0030077

About the Authors

Cédric Norais, Hannu Myllykallio
Institut de Génétique et Microbiologie, Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
Cédric Norais, Hannu Myllykallio
CNRS, UMR8621, Orsay, France
Michelle Hawkins, Thorsten Allers
Institute of Genetics, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Amber L Hartman
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Jonathan A Eisen
The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

CN, MH, HM, and TA conceived and performed the experiments. JAE sequenced the H. volcanii genome. CN, ALH, JAE, and HM analyzed the genome data. CN, MH, ALH, JAE, HM, and TA wrote the paper. CN and MH contributed equally to the work.