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Keeping foreign DNA silent - the role of DNA sequences and molecular backups

In a paper, just published in Molecular Biosystems, we report that both DNA sequences and the need for back-up mechanisms for gene silencing in Escherichia coli might …

Beefing up the manipulation of the immune system: a novel prophage in Indian Staphylococcus aureus

In a paper, just published in PLoS ONE, we report the presence of a novel prophage (viral DNA that is integrated in the host bacterial chromosome) in the genome of …

Announcing draft genome of Staphylococcus aureus from India

In collaboration with Dr. Gayathri Arakere from the Indian Institute of Science, we have obtained draft genome sequences of several Indian clinical isolates of the …

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