Emergence of human-adapted Salmonella enterica is linked to the Neolithization process

Key F. M. , Posth C., Esquivel-Gomez L. R. , Huebler R., Spyrou M. A. , Neumann G. U. , ...More

NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION, vol.4, no.3, pp.324-345, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/s41559-020-1106-9
  • Title of Journal : NATURE ECOLOGY & EVOLUTION
  • Page Numbers: pp.324-345


Ancient Salmonella enterica genomes from Neolithic Eurasian humans compared with those from later archaeological contexts illuminate the evolving host specificity of the pathogen from an initial multi-mammalian adaptation towards an increasingly human specialization.