Draft whole genome sequences of the periodontal pathobionts Porphyromonas gingivalis, Prevotella intermedia and Tannerella forsythia contain phase variable restriction modification systems

Richard D. Haigh, Liam A. Crawford, Joseph D. Ralph, Joseph J. Wanford, Sonia R. Vartoukian, Karolin Hijazi, William Wade, Marco R. Oggioni

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Abstract

Periodontal disease comprises mild to severe inflammatory host responses to oral bacteria that can cause destruction of the tooth supporting tissue. We report genome sequences for eighteen clinical isolates of Porphyromonas gingivalis, Prevotella intermedia and Tannerella forsythia, Gram-negative obligate anaerobes that play a role in the periodontal disease process.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere01229-17
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume5
Issue number46
Early online date16 Nov 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2017

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