linear chromosome

Yves Dessaux Yves.Dessaux at isv.cnrs-gif.fr
Wed Jul 23 09:39:55 EST 1997

In article <5ql8uv$9ls at sansgene.genethon.fr>, bernot at sansgene.genethon.fr 

>I am wondering if any bacteria (or archebacteria) has a linear 
>chromosome. More
>generaly, I am interested in the diversity of bacteria chromosomes. Could
>anybody provide me some general references ?

Agrobacterium tumefaciens has two chromosomes: one cicular and
one linear. Reference: Allardet-Servent et al. (1993), J. Bacteriol.
175: 7869.

Bonne chance,


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