Journal of Molecular Evolution

, Volume 62, Issue 6, pp 807–808 | Cite as

The Histidine Operon Is Ancient

Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Morgan N. Price
    • 1
    • 2
  • Eric J. Alm
    • 2
    • 5
    • 6
  • Adam P. Arkin
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Lawrence Berkeley National LabBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.Virtual Institute for Microbial Stress and SurvivalBerkeleyUSA
  3. 3.Department of BioengineeringUniversity of California at BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA
  4. 4.Howard Hughes Medical Institute of BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA
  5. 5.Departments of Biological Engineering and Civil and Environmental EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of TechonologyCambridgeUSA
  6. 6.Massachusetts Institute of TechonologyCambridgeUSA

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