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Complete Genome Sequences of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. glycines Isolates from the United States and Thailand Reveal Conserved Transcription Activator-Like Effectors.

Authors: Carpenter, Sara C D and Kladsuwan, Lawan and Han, Sang-Wook and Prathuangwong, Sutruedee and Bogdanove, Adam J

To compare overall genome structure and transcription activator-like effector content, we completely sequenced Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. glycines strain 12-2, isolated in 1992 in Thailand, and strain EB08, isolated in 2008 in the United States (Iowa) using PacBio technology. We reassembled the genome sequence for a second US strain, 8ra, derived from a 1980 Iowa isolate, from existing PacBio reads. Despite geographic and temporal separation, the three genomes are highly syntenous, and their transcription activator-like effector repertoires are highly conserved. © The Author(s) 2018. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution.

Journal: Genome biology and evolution
DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evz085
Year: 2019

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