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Phylogenetic affiliation and distribution of bacterial clones analyzed from leprous skin lesion

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.623v1/supp-1

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Competing Interests

The authors declare they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Andréa Nascimento conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Paulo Silva performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Patrícia Costa performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Mariana Reis performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Marcelo Ávila performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Maria Luíza Suhadolnik performed the experiments, analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Ana Paula Ana Salgado performed the experiments, analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Mário Lima analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Edmar Chartone-Souza conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Human Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

The study was approved by the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Research Ethical Committee with approval number CAAE - 0709.0.203.000-11

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

GenBank. The accession numbers will be provided prior to publication of the peer reviewed submission.

Funding

Financial support of this project was received from the Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq 472411/2012-8) and the Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de Minas Gerais (FAPEMIG, 00801-12 and 00463-13). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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