This chapter discusses Shigella Genomes. It explores how the growing body of genomic information may help control food and waterborne pathogens and explains the emergence and evolution of pathogens, including the diversity that exists within species populations.
|Title of host publication||Genomes of Foodborne and Waterborne Pathogens|
|Number of pages||420|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 2010|
- Shigella genomes
- convergent evolution
- genome reduction
Yang, J., Sangal, V., Jin, Q., Yu, J., Fratamico, P. (Ed.), Liu, Y. (Ed.), & Kathariou, S. (Ed.) (2010). Shigella genomes: a tale of convergent evolution and specialization through IS-expansion and genome reduction. In Genomes of Foodborne and Waterborne Pathogens