Diversity of 23S rRNA Genes within Individual Prokaryotic Genomes

Anna Pei, William E. Oberdorf, Carlos W. Nossa, Pooja Chokshi, Martin J. Blaser, Liying Yang, David M. Rosmarin, Zhiheng Pei

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Molecular Microbial Ecology I
Subtitle of host publicationMetagenomics and Complementary Approaches
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9780470644799
StatePublished - May 3 2011
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)


  • Concept of rRNA conservation, and microbial ecosystems - causes of diseases of unknown etiologies
  • Diversity of 23S rRNA genes - within individual prokaryotic genomes
  • Genomes with intragenomic diversity among paralogous 23S rRNA genes

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