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Erratum to: Genome sequence and rapid evolution of the rice pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae PXO99A

  • Steven L Salzberg1Email author,
  • Daniel D Sommer1,
  • Michael C Schatz1,
  • Adam M Phillippy1,
  • Pablo D Rabinowicz2, 3,
  • Seiji Tsuge4,
  • Ayako Furutani4, 5,
  • Hirokazu Ochiai5,
  • Arthur L Delcher1,
  • David Kelley1,
  • Ramana Madupu2, 6,
  • Daniela Puiu1,
  • Diana Radune2, 6,
  • Martin Shumway2, 7,
  • Cole Trapnell1,
  • Gudlur Aparna8,
  • Gopaljee Jha9,
  • Alok Pandey8,
  • Prabhu B Patil8,
  • Hiromichi Ishihara10,
  • Damien F Meyer11,
  • Boris Szurek12,
  • Valerie Verdier12,
  • Ralf Koebnik12,
  • J Maxwell Dow13,
  • Robert P Ryan13,
  • Hisae Hirata14,
  • Shinji Tsuyumu13,
  • Sang Won Lee15,
  • Young-Su Seo15,
  • Malinee Sriariyanum15,
  • Pamela C Ronald15,
  • Ramesh V Sonti8,
  • Marie-Anne Van Sluys9, 16,
  • Jan E Leach9,
  • Frank F White17 and
  • Adam J Bogdanove11
BMC Genomics20089:534

Received: 29 October 2008

Accepted: 11 November 2008

Published: 11 November 2008

The original article was published in BMC Genomics 2008 9:204


Following the publication of the article 'Genome sequence and rapid evolution of the rice pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae PXO99A. BMC Genomics 2008, 9:204' [1], the submitting author became aware that two co-authors had been omitted. Therefore, this article, which states the contributions that these authors made to the original article, has been submitted as a correction. We apologize for any inconvenience this oversight may have caused.

Corrected author list

Steven L Salzberg, Daniel D Sommer, Michael C Schatz, Adam M Phillippy, Pablo D Rabinowicz, Seiji Tsuge, Ayako Furutani, Hirokazu Ochiai, Arthur L Delcher, David Kelley, Ramana Madupu, Daniela Puiu, Diana Radune, Martin Shumway, Cole Trapnell, Gudlur Aparna, Gopaljee Jha, Alok Pandey, Prabhu B Patil, Hiromichi Ishihara, Damien F Meyer, Boris Szurek, Valerie Verdier, Ralf Koebnik, J Maxwell Dow, Robert P Ryan, Hisae Hirata, Shinji Tsuyumu, Sang Won Lee, Young-Su Seo, Malinee Sriariyanum, Pamela C Ronald, Ramesh V Sonti, Marie-Anne Van Sluys, Jan E Leach, Frank F White and Adam J Bogdanove.



Authors’ Affiliations

Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, USA
Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Kyoto Prefectural University, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
Department of Genetic Resources, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Kannondai, Tsukuba, Japan
J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, USA
National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India
Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Palampur, India
Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA
Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, USA
Institut de la Recherche pour le Developpement, 911 Av. Agropolis, France
BIOMERIT Research Centre, BioSciences Institute, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Graduate School of Natural Science & Technology, Shizuoka University, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka, Japan
Department of Plant Pathology, UC Davis, Davis, USA
Departamento de Botânica, IB-USP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Department of Plant Pathology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA


  1. Salzberg SL, Sommer DD, Schatz MC, Phillippy AM, Rabinowicz PD, Tsuge S, Furutani A, Ochiai H, Delcher AL, Kelley D: Genome sequence and rapid evolution of the rice pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae PXO99A. BMC Genomics. 2008, 9: 204-10.1186/1471-2164-9-204.PubMedPubMed CentralView ArticleGoogle Scholar


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