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Research Article

Alternative Sigma Factor σH Modulates Prophage Integration and Excision in Staphylococcus aureus

  • Liang Tao equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Liang Tao, Xiaoqian Wu

    Affiliation: Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale and School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China

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  • Xiaoqian Wu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Liang Tao, Xiaoqian Wu

    Affiliation: Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale and School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China

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  • Baolin Sun mail

    sunb@ustc.edu.cn

    Affiliation: Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale and School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China

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  • Published: May 13, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000888

About the Authors

Liang Tao, Xiaoqian Wu, Baolin Sun
Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale and School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China

Corresponding Author

Email: sunb@ustc.edu.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LT XW BS. Performed the experiments: LT XW. Analyzed the data: LT XW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LT XW. Wrote the paper: LT BS.