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Research Article

Whole Genome Sequence of the Treponema Fribourg-Blanc: Unspecified Simian Isolate Is Highly Similar to the Yaws Subspecies

  • Marie Zobaníková,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

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  • Michal Strouhal,

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, The Genome Institute, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Lenka Mikalová,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

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  • Darina Čejková,

    Affiliations: Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, The Genome Institute, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Lenka Ambrožová,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

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  • Petra Pospíšilová,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

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  • Lucinda L. Fulton,

    Affiliation: The Genome Institute, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Lei Chen,

    Affiliation: The Genome Institute, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Erica Sodergren,

    Affiliation: The Genome Institute, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • George M. Weinstock,

    Affiliation: The Genome Institute, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • David Šmajs mail

    dsmajs@med.muni.cz

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

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  • Published: April 18, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002172

About the Authors

Marie Zobaníková, Michal Strouhal, Lenka Mikalová, Darina Čejková, Lenka Ambrožová, Petra Pospíšilová, David Šmajs
Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Michal Strouhal, Darina Čejková, Lucinda L. Fulton, Lei Chen, Erica Sodergren, George M. Weinstock
The Genome Institute, Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: dsmajs@med.muni.cz

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MS PP ES GMW DS. Performed the experiments: MZ MS LM LA PP LLF. Analyzed the data: MZ MS LM DC LA PP LC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MZ MS LM DC LA PP LC. Wrote the paper: MZ MS LM DC DS.