Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 1

Phylogenomics analysis of Mycobacterium bovis strains from Mexico: Insight report on its Phylogeography

Rebeca Blancas Landeros1,2, Gabriela E Olguín-Ruiz2, Carlos J Sánchez-Vallejo2 and Gloria G Guerrero M3*

1Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, Programa de Licenciatura en Biología, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, CDMX, México

2Departamento de Bioquímica, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, CDMX, México

3Unidad Académica de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Zac, Mexico

*Corresponding Author: Gloria G Guerrero M, Unidad Académica de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Zac, Mexico.

Received: November 16, 2022; Published: December 21, 2022


Bovine Tuberculosis caused by M. bovis represents an economic and animal health problem worldwide. In Mexico, the biogeography of M. bovis stemmed from studies using genotyping through several genetic markers obtained from SNPs, RFLPs, VNTRs, and Spoligotyping. More recent studies worldwide have used a combination of genotying and whole genome sequencing, in order to cover evolutive history, behavior, phylogeography of the strains. Not whole genome studies in M. bovis from Mexico have been made in detail since in SRA Genbank are deposited only the “reads” of the sequences of the M. bovis isolates. Therefore, in the present study, we focused to carried out the genome assembly of the reads from the SRA database. Phylogenomic analysis show that different isolates of M. bovis strains cluster in the same clade independent of the region, suggesting a close relationship between them. Collectively the data provide an update in the M. bovis phylogeography in Mexico.

Keywords: Bovine tuberculosis; Mycobacterium bovis; Phylogenomics; Comparative Genomics; Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex


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Citation: Gloria G Guerrero M., et al. “Phylogenomics analysis of Mycobacterium bovis strains from Mexico: Insight report on its Phylogeography". Acta Scientific Microbiology 6.1 (2023): 42-52.


Copyright: © 2022 Gloria G Guerrero M., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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