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Phylogenetic relationships of Anaplasma marginale and 'Ehrlichia platys' to other Ehrlichia species determined by GroEL amino acid sequences.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11414267     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The heat-shock protein (GroEL) genes of Anaplasma marginale, Ehrlichia muris and 'Ehrlichia platys' were sequenced and compared with the GroEL of other species of Ehrlichia. The GroEL amino acid sequences of A. marginale and 'E. platys' were most similar to the GroEL sequence of Ehrlichia phagocytophila, with which they formed one group with 6-10% divergence. The E. muris GroEL was most closely related to the GroEL of two unclassified strains (HF-565 and Anan), then to Ehrlichia chaffeensis, Ehrlichia canis, Ehrlichia ewingii and Cowdria ruminantium, forming a second distinct group (0.3-8.6% divergence). The GroELs of Ehrlichia risticii and Ehrlichia sennetsu were very similar to one another (only 2% divergence), forming the third group. The first two groups were relatively closely related (17-20% divergence), while the third group was only distantly related to the first two groups (62-73% divergence).
Authors:
X J Yu; X F Zhang; J W McBride; Y Zhang; D H Walker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1466-5026     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2001 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-06-19     Completed Date:  2001-07-12     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100899600     Medline TA:  Int J Syst Evol Microbiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1143-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555-0609, USA. xuyu@utmb.edu
Data Bank Information
Bank Name/Acc. No.:
GENBANK/AB002286;  AB024928;  AB028319;  AB032711;  AF036649;  AF069758;  AF165812;  AF179630;  AF195273;  AY008300;  L10917;  M21789;  M60313;  M73221;  M73224;  M73225;  M73226;  M82801;  U88092;  U96436;  U96729;  U96732
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amino Acid Sequence
Anaplasma / classification*,  genetics*
Base Sequence
Chaperonin 60 / chemistry,  genetics*
DNA Primers
DNA, Ribosomal / genetics
Ehrlichia / classification*,  genetics*
Ehrlichia ruminantium / classification,  genetics
Genetic Variation
Molecular Sequence Data
Phylogeny*
RNA, Ribosomal, 16S / genetics
Sequence Homology, Amino Acid
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
AI31431/AI/NIAID NIH HHS
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Chaperonin 60; 0/DNA Primers; 0/DNA, Ribosomal; 0/RNA, Ribosomal, 16S

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