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Escherichia coli O157:H7 Sakai
Last modified at 4 Jun. 2003

Genomic diversity of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157 revealed by whole genome PCR scanning.
Makoto Ohnishi et al.
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 99:17043-17048 (2002) Supporting Information
Diversification of Escherichia coli genomes: are bacteriophages the major contributors?
Makoto Ohnishi, Ken Kurokawa and Tetsuya Hayashi
Trends in Microbiology 9:481-485 (2001) Supplementary Information
Genome sequence and comparative analysis of enterohemorrhagic E.coli O157:H7
Tetsuya Hayashi et al.
DNA Research 8:11-22 (2001) Supplementary Information
    Escherichia coli O157:H7 is a major food-borne infectious pathogen that causes diarrhea, haemorrhagic colitis, and haemolytic uremic syndrome. We have determined the genome sequence of an O157:H7 strain isolated from the Sakai outbreak which occurred in 1996 in Sakai City, Osaka Pref. Japan.

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2003, Genome Information Research Center