Published in Blood Weekly, July 28th, 2005
According to recent research from the People's Republic Of China, "A PCR-based screening method was used to study the genetic variations of the pgm locus among natural isolates of Yersinia pestis from China.
"Our results indicate that genetic variations in the pgm locus are well correlated with biovars of Y. pestis and plague foci, suggesting that the pgm locus plays a role in Y. pestis adaptation to its environment."
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Blood Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.