Smallest self replicating organism

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Thu Aug 30 15:38:21 EST 2001


 
> Does anyone know what this organism is?
> 
> Rich Cooper
 
3000 genes is a lot for a free living organism.

Mycoplasma genitalium: ~470 protein coding regions
(plus rRNA, tRNA genes, etc.)

Science 270:397
Or go to www.tigr.org -- the group that sequenced M.
genitalium

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