Conor J Meehan
Affiliation: Dalhousie University
- Lateral gene transfer of an ABC transporter complex between major constituents of the human gut microbiomeConor J Meehan
Faculty of Computer Science, 6050 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3H 1W5, Canada
BMC Microbiol 12:248. 2012..However, lateral gene transfer (LGT) between community members may result in misleading taxonomic attributions for the recipient organisms, thus making species-function links difficult to establish...
- The evolution of the class A scavenger receptorsFiona J Whelan
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8N 3Z5 Ontario, Canada
BMC Evol Biol 12:227. 2012..The 5 members of this family are strikingly variable in their protein structure and function, raising the question as to whether it is appropriate to group them as a family based on their ligand binding abilities...