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type Journal Article
authors Hontzeas N, Richardson AO, Belimov A, Safronova V, Abu-Omar MM, Glick BR.
title Evidence for horizontal transfer of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate deaminase genes
journal Appl Environ Microbiol
sel unselected
ui 16269802
year (2005)
volume 71
number 11
pages 7556-8
abstract PCR was used to rapidly identify and isolate 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate (ACC) deaminase genes from bacteria. The Shimodaira-Hasegawa test was used to assess whether phylogenetically anomalous gene placements suggestive of horizontal gene transfer (HGT) were significantly favored over vertical transmission. The best maximum likelihood (ML) ACC deaminase tree was significantly more likely than four alternative ML trees, suggesting HGT.
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