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Complete genome of Serratia sp. strain FGI 94, a strain associated with leaf-cutter ant fungus gardens.

Authors: Aylward, Frank O and Tremmel, Daniel M and Starrett, Gabriel J and Bruce, David C and Chain, Patrick and Chen, Amy and Davenport, Karen W and Detter, Chris and Han, Cliff S and Han, James and Huntemann, Marcel and Ivanova, Natalia N and Kyrpides, Nikos C and Markowitz, Victor and Mavrommatis, Kostas and Nolan, Matt and Pagani, Ioanna and Pati, Amrita and Pitluck, Sam and Teshima, Hazuki and Deshpande, Shweta and Goodwin, Lynne and Woyke, Tanja and Currie, Cameron R

Serratia sp. strain FGI 94 was isolated from a fungus garden of the leaf-cutter ant Atta colombica. Analysis of its 4.86-Mbp chromosome will help advance our knowledge of symbiotic interactions and plant biomass degradation in this ancient ant-fungus mutualism.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00239-12
Year: 2013

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