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Complete genome sequence of Mycobacterium ulcerans subsp. shinshuense.

Authors: Yoshida, Mitsunori and Nakanaga, Kazue and Ogura, Yoshitoshi and Toyoda, Atsushi and Ooka, Tadasuke and Kazumi, Yuko and Mitarai, Satoshi and Ishii, Norihisa and Hayashi, Tetsuya and Hoshino, Yoshihiko

Mycobacterium ulcerans subsp. shinshuense produces mycolactone and causes Buruli ulcer. Here, we report the complete sequence of its genome, which comprises a 5.9-Mb chromosome and a 166-kb plasmid (pShT-P). The sequence will represent the essential data for future phylogenetic and comparative genome studies of mycolactone-producing mycobacteria. Copyright © 2016 Yoshida et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01050-16
Year: 2016

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