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Complete genome sequence of Burkholderia sp. strain RPE64, bacterial symbiont of the bean bug Riptortus pedestris.

Authors: Shibata, Tomoko F and Maeda, Taro and Nikoh, Naruo and Yamaguchi, Katsushi and Oshima, Kenshiro and Hattori, Masahira and Nishiyama, Tomoaki and Hasebe, Mitsuyasu and Fukatsu, Takema and Kikuchi, Yoshitomo and Shigenobu, Shuji

We isolated Burkholderia symbiont strain RPE64 from the bean bug Riptortus pedestris. Analysis of the complete 6.96-Mb genome, which consists of three chromosomes and two plasmids, will facilitate further understanding of insect-microbe symbiosis and the development of pest-control technologies.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00441-13
Year: 2013

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