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Complete genome sequence of Pelosinus fermentans JBW45, a member of a remarkably competitive group of Negativicutes in the Firmicutes phylum.

Authors: De León, Kara B and Utturkar, Sagar M and Camilleri, Laura B and Elias, Dwayne A and Arkin, Adam P and Fields, Matthew W and Brown, Steven D and Wall, Judy D

The genome of Pelosinus fermentans JBW45, isolated from a chromium-contaminated site in Hanford, Washington, USA, has been completed with PacBio sequencing. Nine copies of the rRNA gene operon and multiple transposase genes with identical sequences resulted in breaks in the original draft genome and may suggest genomic instability of JBW45. Copyright © 2015 De León et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01090-15
Year: 2015

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