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Complete genome sequence of emm28 type Streptococcus pyogenes MEW123, a streptomycin-resistant derivative of a clinical throat isolate suitable for investigation of pathogenesis.

Authors: Jacob, Kristin M and Spilker, Theodore and LiPuma, John J and Dawid, Suzanne R and Watson, Michael E

We present here the complete genome sequence of Streptococcus pyogenes type emm28 strain MEW123, a streptomycin-resistant derivative of a pediatric throat isolate. The genome length is 1,878,699 bp, with 38.29% G+C% content. The genome sequence adds value to this virulent emm28 representative strain and will aid in the investigation of streptococcal pathogenesis. Copyright © 2016 Jacob et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00136-16
Year: 2016

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