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Complete genome sequence of BS49 and draft genome sequence of BS34A, Bacillus subtilis strains carrying Tn916.

Authors: Browne, Hilary P and Anvar, Seyed Yahya and Frank, Jeroen and Lawley, Trevor D and Roberts, Adam P and Smits, Wiep Klaas

Bacillus subtilis strains BS49 and BS34A, both derived from a common ancestor, carry one or more copies of Tn916, an extremely common mobile genetic element capable of transfer to and from a broad range of microorganisms. Here, we report the complete genome sequence of BS49 and the draft genome sequence of BS34A, which have repeatedly been used as donors to transfer Tn916, Tn916 derivatives or oriTTn916-containing plasmids to clinically important pathogens. © FEMS 2014. All rights reserved. For permissions, please e-mail: [email protected]

Journal: FEMS microbiology letters
DOI: 10.1093/femsle/fnu050
Year: 2015

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