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||P.2/21 2nd paragraph:"The bacterial genome consists of a DNA molecule which is compacted 1000-fold to occupy
about 15% of the cell volume [primary source 1]. The genome is precisely organized within such a limited cellular
space to ensure that DNA replication, segregation and gene expression are well orchestrated
[primary source 1, refs 2,3]. Bioinformatics studies suggest that gene order within the chromosome contribute to the spatial organization of the DNA molecule and may optimize bacterial physiology [refs 4, 5]. Despite the insight brought by such in silico studies, experimental evidence is scarce [refs 6–11]."