The emergence of successful streptococcus pyogenes lineages through convergent pathways of capsule loss and recombination directing high toxin expression

Turner, C.E. orcid.org/0000-0002-4458-9748, Holden, M.T.G., Blane, B. et al. (3 more authors) (2019) The emergence of successful streptococcus pyogenes lineages through convergent pathways of capsule loss and recombination directing high toxin expression. mBio, 10 (6). e02521.

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Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2019 The Authors. This is an openaccess article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).
Keywords: group A Streptococcus; NADase; Streptococcus pyogenes; streptolysin O; convergent evolution; homologous recombination; hyaluronic acid capsule; whole-genome sequencing
Dates:
  • Accepted: 29 October 2019
  • Published: 10 December 2019
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Science (Sheffield) > School of Biological Sciences (Sheffield) > Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (Sheffield)
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WELLCOME TRUST (THE)208765/Z/17/Z
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2019 11:43
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2019 11:43
Status: Published
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1128/mbio.02521-19

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