About the Authors
- Yong Yin, John Martin, Sahar Abubucker, James P. McCarter, Richard K. Wilson, Makedonka Mitreva
- Genome Sequencing Center, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
- Alan L. Scott
- Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
- James P. McCarter
- Divergence Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
- Douglas P. Jasmer
- Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: YY RKW MM. Analyzed the data: YY JM SA MM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YY JM SA ALS JPM DJ. Wrote the paper: YY ALS JPM RKW DJ MM.