Conor J Meehan

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Lateral gene transfer of an ABC transporter complex between major constituents of the human gut microbiome
    Conor J Meehan
    Faculty of Computer Science, 6050 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3H 1W5, Canada
    BMC Microbiol 12:248. 2012
  2. pmc The evolution of the class A scavenger receptors
    Fiona 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

Collaborators

  • Robert G Beiko
  • Fiona J Whelan
  • Brendan J McConkey
  • G Brian Golding
  • Dawn M E Bowdish

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. pmc Lateral gene transfer of an ABC transporter complex between major constituents of the human gut microbiome
    Conor 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...
  2. pmc The evolution of the class A scavenger receptors
    Fiona 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...