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RNA-Seq for Plant Pathogenic Bacteria
AbstractThe throughput and single-base resolution of RNA-Sequencing (RNA-Seq) have contributed to a dramatic change in transcriptomic-based inquiries and resulted in many new insights into the complexities of bacterial transcriptomes. RNA-Seq could contribute to similar advances in our understanding of plant pathogenic bacteria but it is still a technology under development with limitations and unknowns that need to be considered. Here, we review some new developments for RNA-Seq and highlight recent findings for host-associated bacteria. We also discuss the technical and statistical challenges in the practical application of RNA-Seq for studying bacterial transcriptomes and describe some of the currently available solutions.
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Kimbrel, J.A.; Di, Y.; Cumbie, J.S.; Chang, J.H. RNA-Seq for Plant Pathogenic Bacteria. Genes 2011, 2, 689-705.View more citation formats
Kimbrel JA, Di Y, Cumbie JS, Chang JH. RNA-Seq for Plant Pathogenic Bacteria. Genes. 2011; 2(4):689-705.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kimbrel, Jeffrey A.; Di, Yanming; Cumbie, Jason S.; Chang, Jeff H. 2011. "RNA-Seq for Plant Pathogenic Bacteria." Genes 2, no. 4: 689-705.