RESOURCES: Deconstructing Salmonella

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Science  10 Aug 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5532, pp. 1019
DOI: 10.1126/science.293.5532.1019b

They're best known as the bane of the summer picnic, but Salmonella bacteria also cause typhoid fever and infest animals ranging from chickens to reptiles. Get the latest on the genomics of this nauseating group of bacteria at, a University of Illinois site aimed mainly at specialists. offers genome sequences from several strains of the bug and keeps tabs on worldwide sequencing projects. Also available are a list of Salmonella genes, a strain finder, a directory of researchers, and practical advice on reducing your odds of getting sick.

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