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Complete genome sequence of Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis strain CECT 7210, a probiotic strain active against rotavirus infections.

Authors: Chenoll, Empar and Rivero, Montserrat and Codoñer, Francisco M and Martinez-Blanch, Juan F and Ramón, Daniel and Genovés, Salvador and Moreno Muñoz, Jose Antonio

Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis CECT 7210 is a probiotic strain able to inhibit rotavirus in vitro and protect against viral infection in both cell cultures and mice. Here, we report its complete genome sequence, as deciphered by PacBio single-molecule real-time (SMRT) technology. An analysis of the sequence may provide insights into its functional activity. Copyright © 2015 Chenoll et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00105-15
Year: 2015

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