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Comparative and Functional Genomics of Rhodococcus opacus PD630 for Biofuels Development

  • Jason W. Holder,

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Jil C. Ulrich,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Anthony C. DeBono,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Paul A. Godfrey,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Christopher A. Desjardins,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Jeremy Zucker,

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Qiandong Zeng,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Alex L. B. Leach,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Ion Ghiviriga,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • Christine Dancel,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • Thomas Abeel,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Dirk Gevers,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Chinnappa D. Kodira,

    Affiliation: 454 Life Sciences, Branford, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Brian Desany,

    Affiliation: 454 Life Sciences, Branford, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Jason P. Affourtit,

    Affiliation: 454 Life Sciences, Branford, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Bruce W. Birren,

    Affiliation: The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Anthony J. Sinskey mail

    asinskey@mit.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: September 08, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002219

About the Authors

Jason W. Holder, Jil C. Ulrich, Anthony C. DeBono, Jeremy Zucker, Alex L. B. Leach, Anthony J. Sinskey
Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Jason W. Holder, Paul A. Godfrey, Christopher A. Desjardins, Jeremy Zucker, Qiandong Zeng, Thomas Abeel, Dirk Gevers, Bruce W. Birren
The Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Ion Ghiviriga, Christine Dancel
Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
Chinnappa D. Kodira, Brian Desany, Jason P. Affourtit
454 Life Sciences, Branford, Connecticut, United States of America
Anthony J. Sinskey
Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Anthony J. Sinskey
Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: asinskey@mit.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JWH PAG. Performed the experiments: JWH JCU ACD JZ QZ ALBL CAD PAG IG CD TA DG CDK BD JPA. Analyzed the data: JWH JCU ACD JZ QZ ALBL CAD PAG IG CD TA DG CDK BD JPA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BWB AJS. Wrote the paper: JWH.