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Old 09-10-2009, 07:01 AM   #2
kmcarr
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Alex,

What is the ORF? This is obviously a bacterium (2 Mbp genome) and there are duplicated genes observed in bacteria, most notably the rRNA genes. It could also be extrachromosomal (i.e. plasmid) DNA.
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