Fraction of known bacteria that have a multipartite [divided into several or many parts] genome

Value 10 %
Organism bacteria
Reference Soler-Bistué A et al., Genomic location of the major ribosomal protein gene locus determines Vibrio cholerae global growth and infectivity. PLoS Genet. 2015 Apr 13 11(4):e1005156. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005156. p.13/21 bottom paragraphPubMed ID25875621
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Comments P.13/21 bottom paragraph:"V. cholerae is a model organism for studying bacteria with multipartite genomes [ref 63]. Fitness advantage of such genomic organization, occurring in 10% of known bacteria, remains poorly understood [primary sources 41, 64]."
Entered by Uri M
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