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Draft genome of Spiribacter salinus M19-40, an abundant gammaproteobacterium in aquatic hypersaline environments.

Authors: Leon, Maria Jose and Ghai, Rohit and Fernandez, Ana Beatriz and Sanchez-Porro, Cristina and Rodriguez-Valera, Francisco and Ventosa, Antonio

We have previously used a de novo metagenomic assembly approach to describe the presence of an abundant gammaproteobacterium comprising nearly 15% of the microbial community in an intermediate salinity solar saltern pond. We have obtained this microbe in pure culture and describe the genome sequencing of the halophilic photoheterotrophic microbe, Spiribacter salinus M19-40.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00179-12
Year: 2013

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