Dave Edgell (dedgell at ac.dal.ca) wrote:
:dasnyder at uci.edu (David Snyder) wrote:
: >Any information on phylogenic trees for Thermotoga maratima out there? I
: >notice a paucity of information about this very interesting bacterium that
: >would be good for evolutionary studies... this is why the cross-posting,
: >hope no-one minds.
: The 16S rRNA has been sequenced from Thermotoga which places this
: organism near the base of the eubacteria. A few other genes have
: been sequenced but none as phylogenetically useful as rRNA. Check
: out any publication by Woese or cronies for a tree which shows
: where Thermotoga branches.
Or, http://rdp.life.uiuc.edu/ where the Woese/Olsen et al results
Studies of the hyperthermophile Thermotoga maritima by
random sequencing of cDNA and genomic libraries.
Identification and sequencing of the trpEG (D) operon.
J Mol Biol 231: 960-81 (1993)
Kim CW; Markiewicz P; Lee JJ; Schierle CF; Miller JH
Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology
Department of Genetics / HHMI
robison at mito.harvard.edu